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1837 – Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufacture Worcestershire Sauce.

1861 – American Civil War: Battle of Fort Hatteras, North Carolina, 1st combined operation of Union Army and Navy results in Union domination of strategically important North Carolina Sounds.

1907 – United Parcel Service is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.

1918 – Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on umpire Tom Connolly.

1921 – Babe Ruth starts streak of an extra-base hit in 9 straight games.

1937 – Toyota Motors becomes an independent company.

1942 – 9th NFL Chicago All-Stars Game: Chicago Bears 21, All Stars 0 (101,000)

1946 – Film noir “The Killers” premieres, directed by Robert Slodmak, starring Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner, based on a story by Ernest Hemingway.

1951 – Pirates snap NY Giants 16 game winning streak.

1957 – US Senator James Thurmond (Rep, SC) begins 24-hour filibuster against civil rights bill.

1963 – March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

1965 – 1st Subway sandwich shop opens in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

1973 – Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s song “Monster Mash” goes gold.

1981 – John Hinckley pleads innocent to attempt to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan.

1986 – US Navy officer Jerry A. Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying.

1993 – Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship.

2003 – 20th MTV Video Music Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake win.

2011 – 28th MTV Video Music Awards: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win.

2017 – Matt Vogel makes his debut as the voice of Kermit the Frog in “Muppet Thought of the Week” video.

2020 – Japanese tech company SkyDrive says it has completed the first manned test flight of a flying car.

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