this day in history


This Day In History

Welcome to This-Day-In-History.com. Find out which famous events occured today. Just select the date and find out.

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  • Dom Perignon invents champagne
  • US Coast Guard founded
  • US marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation
  • Peace Bridge between US & Canada opened
  • NY Giant Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game
  • Vic Raschi sets pitcher record by driving in 7 runs & wins 15-0
  • Dumont TV Network crumbles
  • Jamaica gains independence from Britain
  • US launches 1st satellite into lunar orbit from manned spacecraft
  • Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
  • Phil Rizzuto Day Yanks retire #10


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