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What Happened – July 31

It was on this day in 1970 that 30,000 people began to show up in Middlefield, CT for a rock festival that had already been canceled. Planned to be held at the Powder Ridge Ski Area, the 3-day lineup was supposed … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 7

“The best thing since sliced bread!” It was on this day in 1928 that the Chillicothe Baking Company (Chillicothe, MO) started baking loaves of “Kleen Maid Sliced Bread”, the first time that sliced bread was mass-produced. The machine that made this … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 29

It was on this day in 1956 that President Eisenhower signed a bill into law that created the United States Interstate Highway System. He had first envisioned a better highway system across America when, as an officer in the Army, he took … Continue reading

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