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This Day in History – June 24, 2011




1509 Henry VIII crowned King of England 1540 Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves 1817 1st coffee planted in Hawaii on Kona coast 1861 Tennessee becomes 11th (& last) state to secede from US 1894 Decision to begin modern Olympics every 4 years 1947 Flying saucers sighted over Mount Rainier by pilot Ken Arnold 1949 “Hopalong Cassidy” becomes 1st network western (NBC) 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London 1977 IRS reveals Jimmy Carter paid no taxes in 1976 1986 US Senate approves “tax reform”]]]]> ]]>

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