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IT WAS A FIRST ON THIS DAY IN 1866

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Lucy B. Hobbs became the first woman to graduate from
a dental school, the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in 
Cincinnati.

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FIRST PHONE DIRECTORY ON THIS DAY IN 1878

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The first telephone directories issued in the United States
were distributed to residents in New Haven, CT. It was a
single page of only fifty subscribers names.

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Bell Telephone Company / Charles
Williams, Jr. "Coffin" Telephone.

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A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City at
the age of 39 by assassins identified as Black Muslims.

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It was on this day in 1972.

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President and Mrs. Nixon visit the Great Wall of China.

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In Baton Rouge, LA, on this day in 1988, TV evangelist Jimmy
Swaggart confessed to his congregation that he was guilty
of unspecified sin. He announced that he was leaving the
pulpit temporarily. Swaggart had been linked to an admitted
prostitute.
        

        
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
   
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Jimmy Lee Swaggart will be 82 years old on March 15.

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Chicago stockbroker Steve Fossett became the first person to fly
solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon on this day in 1995. He
landed in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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James Stephen "Steve" Fossett
(April 22, 1944 –
c. September 3, 2007)

Fossett disappeared on September 3, 2007, while flying a light aircraft
(below) over the
Great Basin Desert, between Nevada and California.

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1980 Bellanca 8KCAB-180 SUPER DECATHLON.

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ALBUM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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Buddy Holly’s album "Buddy Holly" was released by Coral
Records. This was his first official solo album. It was rated
#19 in the best albums of 1958.

Side 2, cut No. 3.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1792 ~

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President George Washington signed the Postal Service Act that
created the U.S. Post Office.

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The actual 1792 Postal Act.


                   

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