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07-22-2012, 10:35 AM
Lead Story
Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome, 2003
American Revolution
Battle of Minisink Ford, New York, 1779
California governor signs new auto emissions legislation, 2002
Civil War
Battle of Atlanta continues, 1864
Cold War
Gorbachev accepts ban on intermediate-range nuclear missiles, 1987
Dillinger joins the Navy in an attempt to avoid prosecution, 1923
Cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is caught, 1991
Kaskaskia is inundated by flood of '93, 1993
General Interest
The Preparedness Day bombing, 1916
Wiley Post flies solo around the world, 1933
Dillinger gunned down, 1934
Qusay and Uday Hussein killed, 2003
March of the Penguins debuts, 2005
The Merchant of Venice is entered on the Stationers' Register, 1598
Elvis Costello's debut album, My Aim Is True, is released, 1977
Old West
Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean, 1793
Lincoln tells his cabinet about Emancipation Proclamation, 1862
Greg LeMond wins second Tour De France, 1990
Vietnam War
Taylor and Clifford begin tour of the Pacific region, 1967
North Vietnamese condemn Honolulu Conference, 1968
World War I
Preparedness Day bombing in San Francisco, 1916
World War II
Deportations from Warsaw ghetto to Treblinka begin, 1942


07-22-2012, 09:36 PM
1760 - At the site of present day Ojinaga, Chihuahua, the Presidio del Norte was completed.

1887 - In Panhandle, TX, the Panhandle Herald was published for the first time.

2009 - Federal drug agents and Los Angeles police searched the Houston clinic of Conrad Murray. Murray was Michael Jackson's personal physician at the time of Jackson's death.