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“Oh, well, the world said goodbye to one of the greatest men who ever lived, Nelson Mandela. They had his service. And what a life he lived. Amazing. You know, he spent 27 years in prison and then ascended to become president of his country. He went from prison to politics. It was exactly the opposite of how we do it in this country.” — Jay Leno
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1936: After 11 months on the throne of the United Kingdom, King Edward VIII publicly announces his abdication so that he may marry American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson, against the wishes of the British government and the Church of England. His younger brother assumes the throne as King George VI, the father of Britain's current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
1946: John D. Rockefeller Jr. donates $8.5 million worth of New York real estate to serve as the site of the United Nations' world headquarters. On the same day, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is founded through a General Assembly vote, to provide assistance to children living in nations devastated by World War II.
2000: Alex Rodriguez signs a 10-year, $252 million contract to play shortstop for the Texas Rangers; it is the most expensive sports contract to that date. Rodriguez will be traded to the New York Yankees in 2004.
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