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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount New York City (1992)
  • Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal (1965)
  • Battle of Stampford Bridge King Harold Godwinson II of England, beaten by his brother King Harold Hardrada of Norway (1066)
  • Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Silver Blaze" (BG) (1890)
  • Henry Ford announces 8 hour, 5-day work week (1926)
  • HMS Beagle anchors at St. Michael (1836)
  • "il duce" visits Berlin/named "the Fuhrer" to corporal 1st class (1937)
  • Hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY (1909)
  • Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game (1934)
  • Ringo releases his "Beaucoups of Blues" album (1970)
  • Sparky Anderson ties Hughie Jennings as Detroit's winningest manager (1992)
  • 2nd coup on Fiji led by Major General Sitiveni Rabuka (1987)
  • "Good and Evil" premieres on ABC TV (1991)
  • U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site (1980)
  • US troops under Gen Taylor occupies Monterey Mexico (1846)
  • Willie Mays night at Shea Stadium (1973)
  • Skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee (1862)
  • German Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs (1939)
  • Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, and Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres (1980)
  • Penn prison guard George Banks kills 13 (5 were his own children) (1982)

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