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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • Russian nuclear sub "Artika" is 1st to North Pole (1977)
  • Hurricane Camille, kills 256 in Miss and Louisiana (1969)
  • George Brett goes 4-for-4, raising his batting average to .401 (1980)
  • Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league HR since 1983 (1991)
  • 1st aircraft owned by Forest Service in service (Oakland) (1938)
  • German fieldmarshal Model replaces von Kluge in Normandy (1944)
  • 1st successful crossing of the Atlantic by balloon (3 Americans) (1978)
  • Hurricane winds drive 6 ships ashore, Kingston, Jamaica (1951)
  • Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic (1975)
  • Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows and office to marry a French princess (1498)
  • Greece mobilizes (1940)
  • 79th PGA Championship: Davis Love III shoots a 269 at Winged Foot GC (1997)
  • Weetabix Women's British LPGA Open (1997)
  • Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky (1862)
  • 51st PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 276 at NCR GC Dayton Ohio (1969)
  • First of America Senior Golf Classic (1997)
  • Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands (1950)
  • Peace of Bergerac: Political rights for Huguenots (1577)
  • Robert Fulton's steamboat Clermont begins 1st trip up Hudson River (1807)
  • Rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India (1985)

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