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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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It was on this day in 1975.

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On this day in 1965, U.S. President Johnson (center) signed into law Social Security Act that established Medicare and Medicaid. It went
into effect the following year. Former President Harry S. Truman
is seated on the right. 

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A photo of Truman’s application form.

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Black Tom pier shortly after the explosion.

The Black Tom explosion on July 30, 1916, in Jersey City, New Jersey, was an
act of
sabotage by German agents to destroy American-made munitions that
were to be supplied to the
Allies in World War I.

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The USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on
this day in 1945. The ship had just delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian. Only 316 out
of 1,196 men aboard survived the attack.

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A rescuer's memories shed light on the USS Indianapolis (CA-35), and the shark-infested nightmare the crew endured.
An artists illustration of the attack on The USS Indianapolis.

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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)

Henry Ford was an American industrialist and a business
magnate
, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the
sponsor of the development of the
assembly line technique
of
mass production.

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Henry Ford with a Model T in Buffalo, New York, in 1921.

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Actor Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is 71 years old today.

Bodybuilder, actor, and politician who served as the governor of California
from 2003 to 2011. His best known films include
Conan the Barbarian (1982) 
Predator (1987) The Terminator series (beginning in 1984) and Total Recall
(1990). In 1996 he portrayed Howard Langston in the holiday comedy film 
Jingle All the Way.

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FIRST ASSEMBLED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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Workers at a Chevrolet plant in Flint, Michigan, assemble the
first Corvette, a two-seater sports car that would become an
American icon. The first completed production car rolled off
the assembly line two days later (below), one of just 300
Corvettes made that year.

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LAST PACKARD MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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(History) – The last Packard–the classic American luxury car with the
famously enigmatic slogan “Ask the Man Who Owns One”–rolls off
the production line at Packard’s plant in Detroit,
Michigan on this
day in 1956.

Mechanical engineer James Ward Packard and his brother, William
Dowd Packard, built their first automobile, a buggy-type vehicle with
a single cylinder engine, in Warren,
Ohio in 1899 (below).

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JETS MAIDEN FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The first Boeing 737 (100 series) makes its maiden flight.

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The first Boeing 737 under construction at Boeing Field in 1966.

The original Boeing 737 prototype is given a champagne christening during the January 17, 1967 roll out event by flight attendants representing the aircraft's customers. (Credits: Boeing)
The original Boeing 737 prototype is given a champagne christening during the January 17, 1967 roll out event by flight attendants representing the aircraft’s customers.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1994, Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the
Patriotic Front rebel group and government soldiers. Hundreds
of thousands were slaughtered in the months that followed.

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Aftermath of the Genocide.

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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)

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The first long-distance TV transmission was sent from Washington,
DC, to New York City on this day in 1927. The audience saw an image
of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover (below).

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On this day in 1949, the musical "South Pacific" by Rodgers and Hammerstein debuted on Broadway.

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Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan) (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959)

Holiday, was a jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career
spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend
and music partner
Lester Young, she had a huge influence on jazz
music and
pop singing.

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