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What is Today - July 16, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (7/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Moslem Era begins-Mahomet began his flight from Mecca to Medina 1391 years ago.

•Crusaders herded Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue and set it afire 914 years ago.

•United States Public Health Service was formed and the US Marine Hospital was authorized 215 years ago

•China joined the League of Nations 93 years ago.

•The first x-ray photo of arterial circulation, was taken in Rochester, New York 77 years ago.

•1st test detonation of an atomic bomb took place at Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico 68 years ago.

•Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium was sold for then record $5.5 million 57 years ago.

•Ronald Reagan was nominated for Pres by Republicans in Detroit 33 years ago.

•John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette were killed in a plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. The Piper Saratoga aircraft was piloted by Kennedy 14 years ago.

•Millennium Park, was considered the first and most ambitious architectural project in the early 21st century for Chicago, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley eight years ago.

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