On this day in 1917, three peasant children near Fatima, Portugal, report seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary, and turn it into a cottage industry.

On this day in 1940, in his first speech as prime minister of Britain, Winston Churchill tells the House of Commons, "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat," drenching the first three rows.

On this day in 1958, on a goodwill tour of Venezuela, Vice President Nixon's limousine is pelted with rocks thrown by anti-U.S. demonstrators and contestants in the Miss Universe Pageant, which is taking place in Caracas.

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