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This Day In History

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Today's Events

  • Vera Cruz - Mexico falls to Americans
  • Albert Hall opens in London
  • Coca-Cola created (with cocaine)
  • Jack Benny debuts on radio
  • Yanks & Red Sox tie at 2-2 in 17 - spring training game
  • 23rd Amendment ratified - Wash DC can vote for pres.
  • 1st Lt William L Calley Jr found guilty in My-Lai massacre
  • US troops leave Vietnam - 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution
  • Mariner 10's 1st fly-by of Mercury - returns photos
  • Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers


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