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1804—Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, who opened the first English-language kindergarten, is born.
1928—Mickey Mouse makes his first appearance in the silent cartoon Plane Crazy.
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1804—Capt. Meriwether Lewis and Lt. William Clark leave St. Louis and begin their expedition west.
1846—The Mexican-American War officially begins when Congress declares war on Mexico.
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