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What Happened – January 3

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “1431 – Joan of Arc is handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon” and the most recent is “2004 – Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea, resulting in 148 deaths, making it the deadliest aviation accident … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 6

It was on this day in 1945 that a goat and his owner were thrown out of Wrigley Field during the World Series. Billy Sianis owned the “Billy Goat Tavern” and had a pet goat as a mascot. He was wanting to bring the … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 2

It was on this day in 1944 that Lt JG George Bush got his plane shot out from under him. He was flying a TBM Avenger, assigned to the carrier USS San Jacinto in the North Pacific. The aircraft was hit as he … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 12

It was on this day in 1939 that the world premiere of The Wizard of Oz was held in Oconomowoc, WI. The movie would win two Academy awards (Best Song and Best Original Music Score) as well as several other nominations, including Best Picture. About … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 23

It was on this day in 1904 that Charles Menches ran out of dishes while selling ice cream at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, MO. Eager to keep the tasty treats available to his customers he bought up a … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 22

It was on this day in 1633 that Galileo said that the Earth was the center of the Universe. He didn’t actually believe this, but rather the Catholic Inquisition had found him guilty of heresy for teaching that the Earth revolved around the Sun and his recantation was part of … Continue reading

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