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  1. #1 7-22-12: Today in History 
    PORCUS STAPHUS ADMIN Rockntractor's Avatar
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    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
    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
    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.
    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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