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  1. #1 7-20-12: Today in History 
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    Lead Story
    Armstrong walks on moon, 1969
    American Revolution
    Mad Anthony Wayne loses to Loyalists in New Jersey, 1780
    U.S. government study disputes Nader's charges against Corvair, 1972
    Civil War
    Confederates attack at the Battle of Peachtree Creek, 1864
    Cold War
    Truman issues peacetime draft, 1948
    A serial-killing couple is apprehended, 1984
    Second great flood hits Johnstown, 1977
    General Interest
    Sitting Bull surrenders, 1881
    King of Jordan assassinated, 1951
    Viking 1 lands on Mars, 1976
    Bruce Lee dies at age 32, 1973
    Acclaimed author Cormac McCarthy is born, 1933
    Jan and Dean's "Surf City" hits #1, 1963
    Old West
    Homesteaders murdered by Wyoming ranchers, 1889
    Nixon watches first lunar landing, 1969
    Sir Edmund Hillary born, 1919
    Vietnam War
    Viet Cong troops overrun town, 1964
    Duck Hook plan completed, 1969
    World War I
    Caillaux trial begins in Paris, 1914
    World War II
    Assassination plot against Hitler fails, 1944
    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
    1910 - Galveston native Jack Johnson defeated reigning heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries.

    1969 - The first word from the surface of the moon: "Houston, .........the Eagle has landed."
    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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