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What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (7/29/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Emperor Julianus of Constantinople ended education laws 1651 years ago.

•James VI was crowned King of Scots at Stirling 446 years ago.

•First sugar plantation in Hawaii began 178 years ago.

•The first transcontinental phone link made between New York City and San Francisco 99 years ago.

•Adolf Hitler became leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party 92 years ago.

•Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" was released 85 years ago.

•Bob Dylan was injured in car accident 52 years ago.

•Tropical Storm Khanun killed 88 people and left 60,000 homeless in North Korea one year ago.

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