134: British Columbia

July 20, 2015

On this date in 1871, British Columbia became the sixth province of Canada Here are a few things you may not have known about B.C. First, As with most western development in the late 1800s, …

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133: Disneyland

July 17, 2015

Today is the 60th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Here are a few things you may not have known about Disneyland. First, Walt Disney originally wanted to build a small theme …

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132: Parking Meters

July 16, 2015

Today is the 80th anniversary of the installation of the first parking meter. Here are a few facts you may not have known¬†about them. One, that first parking meter was installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. …

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131: Boeing

July 15, 2015

Ninety-nine years ago, Pacific Aero Products Co. was founded in Seattle. A year later, the company was renamed for one of its founders William Boeing. Here are a few things you might not know about …

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130: Bastille Day

July 14, 2015

Today is Bastille Day in France and its dependencies. Here are a few things you may not have known about the holiday. First, It celebrates the beginning of the French Revolution and the storming of …

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129: Rubik’s Cube

July 13, 2015

Today is the 71st birthday of Erno Rubik, the creator of Rubik’s Cube. Here are some things you may not have known about the puzzle builder and his creations. First: Rubik was born in Budapest, …

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128: Arthur Ashe

July 10, 2015

Today is the 72nd anniversary of the birth of tennis legend Arthur Ashe. Here are a few things you may not have known about him. First, he was the first, and to date, only black …

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127: Wimbledon

July 9, 2015

Today is the 138th anniversary of the first Wimbledon tennis tournament. Here are a few things you may not know about Wimbledon. First, the first tournament was held as a fundraiser for groundskeeping equipment. The …

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126: Roswell

July 8, 2015

On July 8, 1943, a headline in the Roswell Daily Record announced the discovery of a flying saucer near the New Mexico town. Here are some things you may not know about the incident. First, …

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125: Sliced Bread

July 7, 2015

July 7 marks the 87th anniversary of the production of the first loaves of sliced bread. Here are some facts you may not have known about the greatest thing since, well, sliced bread. First, the …

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