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Yesterday Almanac Tomorrow

1842
Philosopher William James born in New York City.

1861
Alabama secedes from the United States.

1908

Grand Canyon National Monument is created.

1924
Blues harpist Slim Harpo born in Lobdell, LA.

1963
The Whiskey-A-Go-Go opens on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.

1967

Jimi Hendrix records Purple Haze.

1970

Super Bowl IV - Chiefs beat the Vikings 23-7 in New Orleans.

1973
Major League Baseball votes to allow the American League to implement the designated hitter rule.

2007
Discordian pope and saint, mystic, author and playwright Robert Anton Wilson (Cosmic Trigger) passes in Capitola, California.

2015

Swedish film star Anita Ekberg (La Dolce Vita) passes in Rocca di Papa, Italy.


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