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1710 – Divorce legalized in Maryland.

1850 – US Navy abolishes flogging as punishment.

1892 – 1st night football game played (Mansfield, Pa)

1904 – Woman arrested for smoking a cigarette in a car on 5th Avenue, NYC.

1924 – 2 US Army planes end around-world flight, Seattle to Seattle, 57 stops.

1928 – 1st recording session in Nashville (Warmack’s Gully Jumpers)

1938 – Clare Boothe’s “Boys Goodbye” premieres in NYC.

1940 – Michigan’s Tom Harmon runs 72, 86 & 94 yard touchdowns.

1951 – Allie Reynolds’ 2nd no-hitter of 1951; Yanks clinch pennant #19.

1960 – “Sunrise at Campobello” premieres at Palace Theater.

1974 – US 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy.

1976 – US Congress passes Toxic Substances Control Act.

1982 – 1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules.

1987 – Gladys Knight & Smokey Robinson on “$10,000 Pyramid”

1988 – LA Dodger Orel Hershiser sets record for consecutive scoreless innings.

1996 – Nebraska & Penn State are 5th & 6th major colleges to win 700.

2008 – SpaceX launches the first ever private spacecraft, the Falcon 1 into orbit.

2015 – NASA scientists announce the discovery of flowing water on Mars.

2018 – Up to 50 million Facebook accounts hacked due to a code weakness.

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