On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
951 – Paris is founded
1693 – NYC authorizes 1st police uniforms in American colonies
1797 – The first US senator (William Blount of Tennessee) is expelled by impeachment
1862 – Odore R Timby patents his revolving gun turret
1889 – The Wall Street Journal begins publishing
1898 – The shooting death of crime boss Soapy Smith releases Skagway, Alaska from his iron grip
1933 – Public Works Administration becomes effective
1941 – All Jews living in the Baltic States become obligated to wearing a Jewish Star
1947 – Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico
1963 – The US bans all monetary transactions with Cuba
1969 – US troop withdrawals begins in Vietnam
1977 – Sabra Starr finishes the longest recorded belly dance!! (100 hrs)
1979 – Voyager 2 takes 1st ever photo of Jupiter’s satellite Adrastea (J14)
1988 – Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992
1990 – 12:34:56 on 7/8/90 (1234567890) happens
2011 – Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program
2012 – Tens of thousands protest over election corruption in Mexico City


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