A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.
1869: In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched. It was one of the last clippers ever built, and the only one still surviving today intact.
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