|This year in history|
In the year
|Moscow University was founded.
|English physician, James Parkinson, was born in London, England. He was the first to describe the disease now known as "Parkinson's Disease".
|A massive earthquake hit Lisbon, Portugal, which, along with the huge tsunami waves that it generated, destroyed most of the city. The earthquake is estimated to have been a 9 on the Richter scale, killing approximately 80000 people.
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