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    Lead Story
    Building of Hoover Dam begins, 1930
    American Revolution
    Battle of Hubbardton, 1777
    Automotive
    Stock car driver Kenny Irwin Jr. dies in crash, 2000
    Civil War
    Kit Carson's campaign against the Indians, 1863
    Cold War
    Samantha Smith leaves for visit to the USSR, 1983
    Crime
    Mary Surratt is first woman executed by U.S. federal government, 1865
    Disaster
    Tanker accident causes deadly fire, 1987
    General Interest
    The impeachment of Senator Blount, 1797
    U.S. occupies Iceland, 1941
    Female cadets enrolled at West Point, 1976
    O'Connor nominated to Supreme Court, 1981
    Terrorists attack London transit system at rush hour, 2005
    Hollywood
    Johnny Depp stars in second Pirates of the Caribbean movie, 2006
    Literary
    Birthday of Sherlock Holmes' sidekick, Dr. Watson, 1852
    Music
    "The Stripper," by David Rose, becomes the #1 pop hit in America, 1962
    Old West
    Warren Earp killed in Arizona, 1900
    Presidential
    Future President Jimmy Carter marries, 1946
    Sports
    Jim Thorpe begins Olympic triathlon, 1912
    Vietnam War
    China announces it will provide aid to Hanoi, 1955
    New ambassador arrives in Saigon, 1964
    First U.S. troops withdrawn from South Vietnam, 1969
    World War I
    British Women's Auxiliary Army Corps is officially established, 1917
    World War II
    Himmler decides to begin medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners, 1942

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    It mentions Johnny Depp in the first POTC movie but not the birthday of Ringo Starr? I'd venture a guess that Mr. Starkey has had more of an impact on entertainment than Mr. Depp.
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    1835 - The Municipality of Gonzales passed resolutions of loyalty to Mexico.

    1842 - Texas troops defeated a Mexican invasion at the battle of Lipantitlán.

    1891 - Near the site of Old Velasco, the U.S. secretary of the treasury officially opened the new port of Velasco. The port is on the Brazos River a few miles upstream from the Gulf of Mexico.

    1960 - A dedication ceremony was held for the new Big Bend National Park in West Texas.
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    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
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