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  1. #1 7-11-12: Today in History 
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    Lead Story
    Burr slays Hamilton in duel, 1804
    American Revolution
    British evacuate Savannah, Georgia, 1782
    President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Aid Road Act, 1916
    Civil War
    Union notches a victory at the Battle of Rich Mountain, 1861
    Cold War
    Soviets agree to hand over power in West Berlin, 1945
    Barefoot Bandit is captured in the Bahamas, 2010
    Gas fire incinerates crowded campsite, 1978
    General Interest
    First Quaker colonists land at Boston, 1656
    Skylab crashes to Earth, 1979
    U.S. establishes diplomatic relations with Vietnam, 1995
    Hollywood Bowl opens, 1922
    "Charlotte's Web" author E.B. White born, 1899
    The Hollwood Argyles' "Alley Oop" leads a novelty-song outbreak, 1960
    Old West
    Tall Bull dies, 1869
    John Quincy Adams is born, 1767
    Babe Ruth makes MLB debut, 1914
    Vietnam War
    Public opinion approves bombing of North Vietnam, 1966
    Senators debate U.S. policy in Vietnam, 1967
    Thieu challenges NLF to participate in free elections, 1969
    World War I
    German command makes final plans for renewed offensive on the Western Front, 1918
    World War II
    Hitler is paid a visit by his would-be assassin, 1944

    Thank heaven for 7-11
    Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
    Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
    Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
    21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes
    And clever in their own sight! Isaiah 5:20-21 NASB

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    I came to Texas as soon as I could
    1905 - The Texas City Independent School District was established.

    1919 - The Longview Race Riot began. A series of events lead Governor William Hobby to order Texas Rangers and National Guard troops to the area and declare martial law. The governor lifted martial law at noon on July 18.

    1949 - Texas Governor Beauford Jester died while traveling to Houston. He was the first Texas governor to die in office.

    1985 - Nolan Ryan (Houston Astros) became the first major league pitcher to earn 4,000 strikeouts in a career. (Texas)

    2009 - The keel for the USS Fort Worth was laid at the Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, WI.
    It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
    A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Gandhi
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