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This Day In History

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Todays Birthdays

  • Peruvian National Day
  • 1st sugar plantation in Hawaii begun.
  • 1st commercial treaty between US and Japan is signed.
  • 1st motorcycle race Manhattan Beach N.Y.
  • Italian king Umberto I assassinated.
  • 1st transcontinental phone link made Between NYC & SF
  • US marines land in Haiti stay until 1924.
  • 1st transcontinental airmail flight from NY to SF
  • Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released
  • 1st transpacific non-stop flight by jet
  • International Atomic Energy Agency established by UN
  • Jack Paar's Tonight show premiers
  • Southern Pacific Bay Ferries stop running
  • Pres Eisenhower signs into law NASA & Space Act of 1958.
  • Gemini 5 returned after 12 d/7 hr/11 min/53 sec.
  • Pioneer 11 transmitted images of Saturn & its rings.
  • Prince Charles & Lady Diana wed
  • 19th Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 8 is launched


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