07/17/2019
  • 11:58 pm Greyson Heustess, Xavier Wooten Are Dixie Majors State Champions
  • 11:41 pm NC Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball State Tournament: Bladen County 8, Columbus County 0
  • 11:37 pm NC Dixie Boys Baseball State Tournament: Bladen County 4, Brunswick American 0
  • 11:09 pm NC Junior Dixie Boys Baseball State Tournament: Brunswick County 10, Bladen County 1
  • 10:27 pm Kayla Thompson Ties For Ninth In Georgia Women’s Open Golf Tournament
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This Day In History
1673 – Regular mail delivery begins between NY & Boston.
1776 – General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag.
1797 – Albany replaces NYC as capital of NY.
1818 – Official reopening of the White House.
1847 – Michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment.
1854 – Lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford, Penn)
1892 – Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants.
1919 – Edsel Ford succeeds his father, Henry Ford, as president of Ford Motor Company.
1935 – Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto.
1939 – 25th Rose Bowl: #7 Southern California beats #3 Duke, 7-3.
1949 – 15th Sugar Bowl: #5 Oklahoma beats #3 North Carolina, 14-6.
1955 – 21st Orange Bowl: #14 Duke beats Nebraska, 34-7.
1960 – Johnny Cash plays first of many free concerts behind bars.
1966 – All US cigarette packs have to carry “Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health.”
1976 – NBC replaces the peacock logo.
1984 – AT&T’s 22 owned Bell system companies divests into 8 companies.
1990 – Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV.
1998 – US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733.
2008 – A New Hampshire law legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples comes into effect.
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