Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.
1931: Actor Hal Linden, best known as the titular character of the television sitcom "Barney Miller," is born in New York City. Linden, who began his career as a big band musician and singer in the 1950s, also found success on Broadway, appearing in the musical "Bells Are Ringing" and winning a Best Actor Tony Award in 1971 for his portrayal of Mayer Rothschild in the musical "The Rothschilds."
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