||The first American novel, The Power of Sympathy by William Hill Brown, is printed in Boston.
||After being found guilty of treason by the French National Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine.
||Sir Isaac Isaacs is sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
||The first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, is launched in Groton, Connecticut by Mamie Eisenhower, the First Lady of the United States.
||The Emley Moor transmitting station, the tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom, begins transmitting UHF broadcasts.
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