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The First Trade Pact Between Nations- Japan and the US

On this day in 1853, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, representing the U.S. Government, sails into Tokyo Bay, Japan, with a squadron of four vessels. For…

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Otto Frederick Rohwedder’s Greatest Thing

On this day in 1928, the first loaf from Otto Frederick Rohwedder’s automatic bread slicing machine is sold by the Chillicothe Baking Company, in Chillicothe,…

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The Sunday Driver, S1, E2: Monday, Monday

Good Evening to you and yours; this week we do Sunday on Monday. I truly hope each and all of us had a safe and…

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From the Back of the Bus to Wimbledon

On this day in 1957, Althea Gibson takes the women’s singles tennis title at Wimbledon and becomes the first African American to win a championship…

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The Bikini was Born

On this day in 1946, French designer Louis Reard unveils a daring two-piece swimsuit at the Piscine Molitor, a popular swimming pool in Paris. Parisian…

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A Ship Made of Paper

On this day in 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopts a written Declaration pronouncing approval of the Lee Resolution for independence which passed July 2,…

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