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2020

International Olympic Committee announces postponed 2020 Summer Olympic Games will be held July 23-August 8 in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic

2001

At 15 years, 9 months American swimmer Michael Phelps breaks 200m butterfly world record; becomes youngest male to set a world mark

1990

Jack Nicklaus makes his debut on the Senior PGA Tour with a 71 (-1) in the first round of The Tradition at Desert Mountain.

1970

Miles Davis’s influential double album “Bitches Brew” released.

1954

Toronto Transit Commission opens Yonge Street subway; first line in Canada.

1867

Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2-cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.

1858

Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia patented the pencil.

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