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- Events:

  • 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 months earlier.
  • 2: Constitution of the US Takes Effect Anniversary.
  • 2: Declaration of the Independence Resolution: Anniversary.
  • 6: Major League Baseball holds first All-Star Game: Anniversary 1933.
  • 16: District of Columbia: Establishing Legislation Anniversary 1790.
  • 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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