Thomas Jefferson becomes the first secretary of state, the Dachau concentration camp opens, The Beatles release their first album, and the Comet Hale-Bopp does a fly-by, all on this day.
2001: Animator William Hanna, who co-founded the Hanna-Barbera animation studio with Joseph Barbera in 1957, dies of throat cancer at the age of 90 in Los Angeles, California. He's seen here in a 1977 publicity photo.
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