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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 – May 17

It was on this day in 1902 that an ancient mechanical calculator/computer called the Antikythera mechanism was discovered in a shipwreck off of Greece. Estimated to have been built around 150 BC, the device was first thought to be a clock. But upon … Continue reading

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