On this day in 1540, England's King Henry VIII has his six-month old marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, annulled after finding her in the sack with King Henry IX. "You do the math," he shrugs.

On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence is read aloud to Gen. George Washington's troops in New York when the Bob Hope troupe cancels at the last minute.

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