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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, WA (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting (1953)
  • Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow (1547)
  • WTOP (now WUSA) TV channel 9 in Washington, D.C. (CBS) 1st broadcast (1949)
  • AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-14 (1965)
  • US 1st and 3rd army meet at Houffalise (1945)
  • SF Dramatic Chronicle started (1865)
  • English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting (1531)
  • U.S.S.R. announces plan for 2-yr manned mission to Mars (1989)
  • Peter Frampton released platinum live album "Frampton Comes Alive" (1976)
  • William Knudsen becomes 1st civilian appointed a general in U.S. army (1942)
  • Charles Messier catalogs M41 (galactic cluster in Canis Major) (1765)
  • "South Pacific" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 1928 performances (1954)
  • US Standard Board clears Stan Musial to get an $85,000 salary (1952)
  • 128 degrees F (53 degrees C), Cloncurry, Queensland (Australian record) (1889)
  • Columbus returns to Spain on his 1st trip (1493)
  • Georgia declares independence (1920)
  • Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys-24, Miami-3 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Roger Staubach, Dallas, QB (1972)
  • German 2nd SS-Pantzer division evacuates Charkow (1943)
  • Tennessee Williams' "Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore," premieres (1963)
  • 3 B-52s leave California for 1st non-stop round world flights (1957)

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