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This Day In History

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Today's Events

  • 1st UFO sighting in America by perplexed Pilgrims in Boston
  • Capt James Cook stumbles over Hawaiian Islands
  • San Martín leads a revolutionary army over Andes
  • Elegant Calif Theatre opens in SF
  • German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I
  • 1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)
  • Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches South Pole
  • Versailles Peace Conference
  • 1st US Congressional Standing Committee headed by Negro -W Dawson
  • Tunisian Revolution Day (National Day)
  • Soyuz 5 returns to Earth
  • Islanders break 12 game losing streak 20 game road winless streak
  • Barbara Britton dies
  • 80th Islander & 3rd dual hat trick (Carroll & Bossy) 9-1 win
  • US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous agreement
  • 24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 returns to Earth


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