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On this day in History:
1667 - The first human blood transfusion was administered by Dr. Jean Baptiste.
1812 - Napoleon's invasion of Russia began.
1935 - At age 17, Ella Fitzgerald recorded her first songs. The two songs were "Love and Kisses" and "I'll Chase the Blues Away."
1987 - U.S. President Reagan publicly challenged Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
1989 - Graceland opened the Elvis Presley Autoland Museum, which contains over 20 cars owned by Presley.
Quote of the Day:
"Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don’t collect all these tiny successes the big ones don’t really mean anything."