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Today in History


On this day in 1781, William Herschel, a German-born British organist and amateur stargazer, discovered the planet Georgium Sidus, later renamed Uranus.


On this day in 1961, Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist and one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, married his 37-year-old model, Jacqueline Rocque, in France. He was 79.


On this day in 1967, Indira Gandhi was sworn in as the first woman prime minister of India.