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Notable Historic Events
1804...Vice President Aaron Burr shoots
Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Hamilton dies
the next day.
1914...George Herman Babe Ruth pitches seven innings in his first major
league debut with the Boston Red Sox. He wins the game against the
1922...One of the world's largest natural Amphitheaters, the
Hollywood Bowl in
California, opens with a performance of the
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
1979...Skylab crashes to the earth. Portions of it land in
Australia as well as the
Wild Bill Hickok
1861...Wild Bill Hickok shots three men during a shoot out in
He is on his way to earning the reputation as a gunfighter.
1862...President Abraham Lincoln
signs a law calling for the awarding of a United States Medal of Honor (Congressional Medal of Honor) to heroic
soldiers in the name of
1990...Boris Yeltsin, President of The Republic of
Russia, announces his
from the Communist Party two days after Gorbachev is again elected head of the
Soviet Communist Party.
1930...The first World Cup Football
matches are played in Uruguay.
Mexico 3-1 and the
defeats Belgium 3-1.
1943...The largest tank
battle in history ends. In the Battle of Kursk,
Germany fights Russia. The battle involves 6,000
2 million men, and
1960...John F. Kennedy
defeats Senator Lyndon B. Johnson
at the Democratic Party Convention.
He is nominated by the Democrats
to run for President.
Billy the Kid
1099...The Crusades begin after Muslims exclude
Christian knights from
Europe capture Jerusalem after a seven week siege.
and revolutionaries storm and dismantle The Bastille. The Bastille is a fortress and
prison which is thought to symbolize the
tyranny of the monarchs.
1881...Henry McCarty, known as Billy the Kid, is shot to death by Sheriff Pat
Garrett at the Maxwell Ranch in
1903...The newly formed Ford Motor Company takes its first order for a two-cylinder
automobile. It cost $850.00
1961...Senator Barry Goldwater, a
Arizona, is nominated to run for
He loses the election, but the Southern and Western region of the
United States turn
1971... During a live
Richard Nixon stuns the nation by announcing that he will visit Communist
1769...A Spanish Franciscan
missionary, Father Junipero Serra,
founds the first Catholic
Mission in California on
the site of present day San
1935...The world's first parking meter is installed on 1st Street and Robinson Ave. in
is called Park-O-Meter No.1.
1945...At 5:29 AM the first
atomic bomb is set off in Alamogordo,
New Mexico. This successfully completes the Manhattan Project.
1938...Douglas Corrigan becomes Wrong Way Corrigan. Corrigan is a
pilot. He takes off from
intending to fly to
California. Instead of heading west he goes east. He ends up crossing the Atlantic
New York Yankees center fielder
Joe DiMaggio fails to get a hit
when he comes to bat. This ends his 56-game hitting streak.
1955...Disneyland, the Adventure Park built by Walt Disney,
opens. The Park cost 17 million dollars,
and was built upon 160 acres of land formerly used for growing
64 AD...Fire destroys much of the city of Rome. There is no evidence
Emperor Nero started the fire or played the
fiddle while it burned.
1968...New close up videos are released of the Titanic. It took 70 years to find the sunken
ocean liner. The videos show the interior
Grand Staircases and the coral-covered
Ted Kennedy drives his car off a bridge and
goes into the water. He successfully escapes the
car, but leaves a young woman behind in the car.
Senator Kennedy has been to a party on Chappaquiddick
Island. When he leaves the party he takes
Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old girl, with him. He does not report the accident for 10 hours. He does not report
the accident until he consults with others. This proves to be the end of his political ambitions.
1799...The Rosetta Stone is found. It holds the
key to understanding hieroglyphics and the history of Egypt.
1879...Doc Holliday kills a man for disruptive behavior in his
saloon. He has taken the first step on a reputation that he will earn as a gunslinger.
1923...Insulin is introduced to
Americans as a
drug that will save lives and help people with diabetes be more comfortable.
Neal Armstrong on the moon.
1969...Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the
moon. When he comes out of the lunar module Eagle,
he puts his feet on the moon and says "one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind."
1972...The U.S. Department of
Transportation releases the results of a two-year study stating "The Chevrolet Corvair is as safe as comparable
1973...Bruce Lee, a martial
arts expert and actor, dies in Los Angeles,
California at the age 32. The cause of his death is a brain edema.
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