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This Day in History – July 22, 2011




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1587 2nd English colony established on Roanoke Island off NC 1686 City of Albany, NY chartered 1775 George Washington takes command of the troops 1796 Cleveland, Ohio, founded by Gen Moses Cleaveland 1864 Battle of Atlanta-Hood attacks Sherman & suffers terrible losses 1916 A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10 1918 Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah’s Wasatch National Park 1923 Walter Johnson becomes the 1st to strikeout 3,000 1933 Wiley Post completes 1st round-the-world solo flight 1939 1st black woman judge (Jane Matilda Bolin-NYC) 1963 The Beatles release “Introducing the Beatles” 1967 Jimi Hendrix quits as opening act of the Monkees’ tour 1983 Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world 1991 Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 males beginning in 1978]]]]> ]]>

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