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This day in History

1668   The first horse race in America takes place. 1954   RCA manufactures its first color TV set and begins mass production. 1965   Martin Luther King Jr. leads a group of 25,000 to the state capital in Montgomery,  Ala. … Continue reading

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This day in History

1868   The first postage stamp canceling machine patent is issued. 1930   Mob boss Al Capone is released from jail. 1966   A U.S. submarine locates a missing H-bomb in the Mediterranean.

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This day in History

607   The 12th recorded passage of Halley’s Comet occurs. 1935   A three-thousand-year-old archive is found in Jerusalem confirming biblical history. 1991   Exxon pays $1 billion in fines and costs for the clean-up of the Alaskan oil spill.

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1889   Harry Longabaugh is released from Sundance Prison in Wyoming, thereby acquiring the famous nickname, “the Sundance Kid.”

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