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This Day In History

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Today's Events

  • Columbus discovers Hispaniola
  • Phi Beta Kappa 1st American scholastic fraternity founded
  • Mozart dies
  • Daniel C Stillson patents pipe wrench
  • 21st Amendment ratified 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed
  • 1st coml hydroponics operation established Montebello Ca
  • Joe Wolcott beats Joe Louis
  • Dragnet premiers
  • AFL & CIO merge
  • Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
  • Seattle Seahawks formed
  • Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus
  • University Baptist Church Seattle declares sanctuary for refugees


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