Monthly Archives: July 2012

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On this day in 1971 – The Apollo 15 astronauts drove a car on the Moon. Advertisements

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On this day in 1975 – Former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit.  Although presumed dead, his remains have never been found.

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On this day in 1981 – Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Nearly one billion television viewers in 74 countries tuned in.

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On this day in 1896 – The city of Miami, Florida, was incorporated. I hope you don’t mind a personal indulgence for today’s feature!

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On this day in 1995 – The Korean War Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C., by President Bill Clinton and South Korean President Kim Young-sam.    

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On this day in 1990 – U.S. President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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On this day in 1952 – Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the United States

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