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- 1: Regular
TV Broadcasts begin: Anniversary 1941. The
Federal Communication Commission allowed 18
TV stations to begin broadcasting this day.
Only two were ready: NBC and CBS (New York stations).
- 1: Walkman
Debuts: Anniversary. 1979, Sony introduced
the Walkman under the name Soundabout selling
for $200. It had been released in Japan sic
- 2: Constitution
of the US Takes Effect Anniversary.
- 2: Declaration
of the Independence Resolution: Anniversary.
- 6: Major
League Baseball holds first All-Star Game:
- 16: District
of Columbia: Establishing Legislation Anniversary
- 17: Puerto
Rico: Munoz-Rivera Day Born at Barranquitas,
Puerto Rico in 1859. He died at Santurce, a
suburb of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov 15, 1916.
- 24: Earhart,
Amelia: birth Anniversary Aviator born at
Atchison, KS. First woman to cross the Atlantic
solo. Web Page: http://www.ameliaearhart.com
- 26: Cuba:
National Holiday: Anniversary of Revolution
Anniversary of 1953 beginning of Fidel Castro's
revolutionary "26th of July movement.
- 27: Aids
named 20th Anniversary 1982. Adopted Acquired
Immune Deficiency Syndrome as the official name
for a new disease that was first described in
a CDC newsletter on June 5, 1981.
- 31: US
Patent Office Opens: Anniversary 1790.
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