By Published On: January 18, 2018
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  1. Composer Franz Schubert had written almost 200 musical pieces
  2. Aretha Franklin began singing professionally
  3. Archaeologist David Stuart became the youngest recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant
  4. Isaac Asimov sold his first short story
  5. Asa A. Long became the youngest U.S. checkers champion
  6. Edgar Allan Poe enlisted in the army and published his first book of poetry
  7. Billy the Kid had already been charged with twelve murders
  8. Keith Moon had already been recognized as one of the best drummers in rock
  9. Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein (later published when she was 21)
  10. Garry Kasparov won the U.S.S.R. chess championship
  11. Tiger Woods won the U.S. Amateur Championship at the TPC at Sawgrass, becoming the youngest winner ever
  12. Samantha Larson became the youngest person to climb the highest mountains on all seven continents
  13. Jerry Siegeland and Joe Shuster created Superman in 1933
  14. Carole King co-wrote her first No. 1 single, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”
  15. Kobe Bryant started playing in the NBA
  16. Christopher Paolini published the best-selling book, Eragon
  17. Joan of Arc was leading troops in France
  18. Chris Evert reached the Wimbledon finals
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