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2019

NASA investigates possibly the 1st crime in space over astronaut Anne McClain illegally accessing bank a/c from space.

2012

Voyager 1 spacecraft, becomes the 1st spacecraft to enter interstellar space (launched in 1977).

1991

Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will become Linux.

1970

Elton John’s 1st US appearance (Los Angeles).

1968

Arthur Ashe becomes 1st African American to win the US singles championship.

1958

Momofuku Ando markets the first package of precooked instant noodles (Chikin Ramen).

1946

Ben Hogan won the PGA in Portland, OR. It was his first major golf title.

1944

Paris, France, was liberated by Allied forces ending four years of German occupation.

1939

The movie “Wizard of Oz” opened around the United States.

1718

Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans founded.

1609

Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers.

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