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AC/DC Nikola Tesla, no, not the lead singer for that group, but a scientist. He was the force to move us to alternating current vs. direct current for which Thomas Edison wanted.

Quote of the day

"People started yelling for the lady to throw her kids down. I immediately got tunnel vision of the baby and somehow managed to catch him!”


Phillip Blanks, former Marine and high school football star on his catching a 3YO boy from a third floor balcony after the Phoenix apartment complex caught fire. Mr. Blanks dove for the catch, saving the young boy. The boys sister was also saved by another bystander, but sadly their mother didn't make it.

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1776


(In the "Our country shouldn't be pulling down statues of...oh!!" Dept.) The statue of King George III is pulled down in New York City
1778In support of the American Revolution, Louis XVI declares war on England

1893


Dr. Daniel Hale Williams performs the first successful open-heart surgery, without the benefit of penicillin or blood transfusion

1925


The trial of Tennessee teacher John T. Scopes opens, with Clarence Darrow appearing for the defense and William Jennings Bryan for the prosecution
1940Germany begins the bombing of England
1943American and British forces complete their amphibious landing of Sicily
1945U.S. carrier-based aircraft begin airstrikes against Japan in preparation for invasion

1962


The satellite Telstar is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, beaming live television from Europe to the United States
1965"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" becomes the Rolling Stones' first No. 1 single in the USA

1967


Singer Bobbie Gentry records "Ode to Billie Joe," which will become a country music classic and win 4 Grammys

1985


Coca-Cola Co. announces it will resume selling "old formula Coke," following a public outcry and falling sales of its "new Coke."
1993Kenyan runner Yobes Ondieki becomes the first man to run 10,000 meters in less than 27 minutes

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