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2012

The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles.

2009

Cristiano Ronaldo makes his debut for Real Madrid, scoring a penalty in their 3-2 win over Deportivo La Coruña.

2005

Hurricane Katrina makes 2nd and 3rd landfall as a category 3 hurricane, devastating much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida Panhandle. Kills more than 1,836, causes over $115 billion in damage.

1997

Netflix is founded by Marc Randolph and Reed Hasting in Scotts Valley, California as an online DVD rental business.

1994

Mario Lemieux announced that he would be taking a medical leave of absence due to fatigue, an aftereffect of his 1993 radiation treatments. He would sit out the National Hockey Leagues (NHL) 1994-95 season.

1958

George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (John Lennon-Paul McCartney-Peter Best-Stuart Sutcliffe).

1944

During the continuing celebration of the liberation of France from the Nazis, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris.

1907

South cantilever arm of the Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence River collapses during construction; over 65 workers killed, 11 injured in Canada’s worst bridge disaster.

1898

The Goodyear tire company is founded.

1883

First Salvation Army service in Canada held at London, On.

1844

Mohawk Indians win first white-Indian lacrosse game in Montreal.

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