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585 BC: The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece by the philosopher Thales. 1738: French physician Joseph Guillotin, after whom the guillotine is named, was born. 1863: The first Black regiment from the North, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, left Boston to fight in the Civil War (see the movie "Glory"). 1897: Jell-O was introduced. 1912: Lecoq de Boisbaudran, discoverer of gallium, died. 1920: Marlan Bourns, founder of Bourns and inventor of the Trimpot trimming potentiometer, was born. 1937: The Golden Gate Bridge was opened to the public for vehicle traffic. 1946: The first night game was played at Yankee Stadium. 1959: One Rhesus and one Squirrel monkey (Abel and Baker), were launched for a brief suborbital space flight in the nose cone of Jupiter Missile AM-18 where they reached 300 miles altitude, and traveled at speeds over 10k mph. 1971: The U.S.S.R. Mars 3 was launched and later became first craft ever to land on Mars. 1987: 19-year-old West German pilot Mathias Rust landed a Cessna 172 in Red Square in Moscow - unimpressed officials detained him for 15 months.