James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.
1795: Gen. Napoleon Bonaparte first rises to national prominence, being named to defend the French National Convention against armed counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the 3-year-old revolutionary government.
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National Portrait Gallery, London
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