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What Happened – December 7

It was on this day in 1963 that first authorized* use of instant replay was used during a live sports television broadcast. The Army-Navy football game was being televised on CBS, and the director had built a machine (which weighed over … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 26

It was on this day in 1864 that Charles Dodgson gave a handwritten manuscript to Alice Liddell. Entitled Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, it was based on a tale he had told the 10 year-old girl and her sisters during a fishing … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 19

It was on this day in 1612 that a criminal trial for three women in Lancashire, Samlesbury (England) began. The charges were child murder, cannibalism, and practicing witchcraft. The grandchild of one of the accused (as well as niece to another) was the main witness against … Continue reading

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