HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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Disneyland opened in Anaheim, CA. on this day in 1955. Walt Disney gave the opening day speech. Thousands of people attended the
event.

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FIRST PARKING METER ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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The world’s first parking meter, known as Park-O-Meter No. 1, is installed on
the southeast corner of what was then First Street and Robinson Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 

The parking meter was the brainchild of Carl C. Magee (below), a lawyer and
newspaper publisher who moved to Oklahoma City from
New Mexico in 1927.

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Carlton Cole "Carl" Magee (January 1872 – February 1946)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, FL,
and began the first manned mission to land on the moon.

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Nasa astronauts from left: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin.

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1971, President Nixon announced that he’d sent Henry Kissinger to China and that the result of these meetings was an agreement for a presidential trip to China to seek a ‘’normalization
of relations.”

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President Nixon shakes hands with Premier Chou En-lai of the
People’s Republic of China.

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President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon Visiting the
Great Wall of China.

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APOLLO 11 ARTIFACTS GO UP FOR AUCTION

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Buzz Aldrin (Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.) became 89 in January.

(FoxNews) – A number of Apollo 11 artifacts that were owned by Buzz Aldrin
(above) will be up for auction at Sotheby’s later this month.

The Apollo 11 lunar module pilot has consigned 11 items for auction, which
include pages from the mission’s flown flight plan and flown data file. They
include a “Mission Rules Summary; from the Apollo 11 data file, which
details the steps to be followed following a spacecraft malfunction. The
sheet has a pre-sale estimate of $30,000 to $50,000.

The first and last pages of the flown Apollo 11 Flight Plan are also up for
auction. The first page, which begins with the words “LIFTOFF,” has a pre-
sale estimate of $30,000 to $50,000. The final page describes the activities
to be performed during the last 2 hours of the mission and has a pre-sale
estimate of $25,000 to $35,000. All of the sheets in the auction are signed
by Aldrin.

The Apollo 11

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