What happened today, and who was born/died

BIRTHS
05/16/1801
  William H. Seward, bought Alaska at $0.02/acre.
05/16/1919
  Liberace, candelabrist
EVENTS
05/16/
  Armed Forces Day
05/16/1929
  1st Oscars announced (best film was 'Wings').
05/16/1971
  First Class Mail now costs 8 cents (was 6 cents).

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