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Today in history 7/17/2016-7/23/2016

7/17/2016:

Today in history, Peter III of Russia is murdered and his wife, Catherine II (see picture below), takes the throne in 1762.

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Shaving the Yak Gallery

July 17, 1941 — The longest hitting streak in baseball history ended when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games. 97 more words

Shaving The Yak

First Man on the Moon

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”
Neil Armstrong

Forty-seven years ago I watched and listened as Neil Armstrong stepped off the ladder onto the surface of the Moon and made that famous statement.

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And Once Again Conspiracy Theorists Get it Right

Today marks the 47th anniversary of American astronaut Neil Armstrong’s giant leap for mankind, that moment when human beings first stepped onto the surface of the moon. 550 more words

History

Walking on the Moon

Sting sang about it: “Giant steps are what you take, walking on the moon. I hope my legs don’t break walking on the moon…some may say, I wishing my days away….” Yep. 481 more words
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One Small Step for a Man...

On this day in 1969, humans set foot on another world for the very first time. Six and a half hours after landing on the lunar surface, astronaut… 428 more words

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