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Born on this Day in History: July 11, 1899 - E. B. White joined The New Yorker magazine as writer and contributing editor in 1927, a position he held for his entire career. He wrote three books for children, including Stuart Little (1945) and Charlotte's Web (1952). In 1959 he revised The Elements of Style by the late William Strunk, Jr., which became a standard style manual for writers. White earned a Pulitzer Prize special citation in 1978.
On this Day in History: July 11, 1804 - In a duel held in Weehawken, New Jersey, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America's political economy, died the following day.