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What Happened – October 22

It was on this day in 1939 that NBC broadcast the first NFL game on TV. The Brooklyn Dodgers hosted the Philadelphia Eagles, with a crowd of  13,000 in attendance at Ebbet’s Field. The game was aired to approximately 500 television sets … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 5

It was on this day in 1698 that the Tsar of Russia shaved the beard off his commander of the army. Peter the Great had just returned from a two-year tour of Europe, and he wished to “modernize” the royal court. All … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 25

  It was on this day in 1970 that Jimi Hendrix had a opening party at his new recording studio. Originally the guitarist and his manager had bought the place in Greenwich Village with the intentions of having a nightclub, but when his accountant … Continue reading

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