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What is Today - August 1, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (8/1/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, was born 194 years ago.

•Adolph Hitler opened 11th Olympic Games in Berlin 77 years ago.

•Fidel Castro was arrested in Cuba 60 years ago.

•Coolio (Artis Leon Ivey Jr.), the rapper famous for "Gangsta Paradise", was born 50 years ago.

•Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 26 years ago.

•USA/USSR Around World Air Race began at Santa Monica, 21 years ago.

•M2, MTV's second TV channel was launched 17 years ago.

•Last year, eight Women's badminton doubles players were disqualified from the 2012 summer Olympics for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".

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