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It was on this day in 1975.    
    
    

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On this day in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson (left) signed
into law the Social Security Act that established Medicare and
Medicaid. It went into effect the following year.

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Wrecked warehouses and scattered debris 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. This incident, which
happened prior to American entry into the war, is also notable for causing
damage to the
Statue of Liberty.


The Lehigh Valley pier after the blast.

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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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The USS Indianapolis in San Diego Harbor prior to the attack.

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Ford at age 25.

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

Founder of Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford, developed the assembly-
line process for mass production. One of his first cars was the Model T
(below).

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Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is 70 years old today.

Bodybuilder, actor, and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger 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). He decided to pursue a career as a bodybuilder at age fourteen, despite demonstrating ability in football. He became the youngest person to win the Mr.
Universe contest when he was 20.

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1954 Topps Hank Aaron Rookie Card

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On this day in 1954, Hank Aaron hit the first of his 755 major-league
home runs.

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James Earl Ray (March 10, 1928 – April 23, 1998)

James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights leader 
Martin Luther King Jr.,died at age 70 in a Nashville hospital
from complications related to kidney disease and liver failure
caused by hepatitis C.

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Kirk Douglas from Spartacus in1960.

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Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch) is 100 today!

Kirk Douglas was a successful competitive wrestler in
college. His first major film was 1947’s Out of the Past.

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Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is 69 years old today.

Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to pursue a career as a bodybuilder
at age fourteen, despite demonstrating prowess in football. He became
the youngest person to win the Mr. Universe contest when he was 20
and won four more times after and won the Mr. Universe title seven
times.

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