06/24/2019
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This Day In History

This Day In History1796 – James S. McLean patents his piano.

1850 – Mormon Temple in Nauvoo, Illinois, destroyed by tornado.

1896 – Tornado hit St. Louis, killing 255 & leaving thousands homeless.

1916 – President Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public                 support to the idea of a league of nations.

1919 – 1st transatlantic flight ends; US Navy flying boat takes 11 days.

1930 – Richard Drew invents masking tape.

1930 – The 1,046-foot (319-meter) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made                          structure at the time, opens to the public.

1933 – Walt Disney’s “3 Little Pigs” released.

1943 – US forbids racial discrimination in war industry.

1955 – Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV.

1968 – George Halas retires from coaching, finishing with 318 regular-season wins and 6 NFL titles.

1968 – National League awards Montreal & San Diego major league baseball franchises.

1969 – Walt Disney World construction begins.

1969 – Jerry Lewis Show second run, last airs on NBC-TV.

1977 – New York City fines George Willig 1 cent for each of 110 stories he climbed.

1983 – Former EPA official Rita Lavelle indicted for contempt of Congress.

1985 – Inaugural bands parade for President Reagan.

1994 – Flintstones live action movie opens.

1997 – Major League baseball revenue sharing begins, NY Yanks pay out most $28M.

2015 – Golden State Warriors win the NBA Western Conference.

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