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Today is Day 197 of 2022


1782
Premier of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Abduction from the Seraglio.

1821
Founder of Christian Science Mary Baker Eddy born in Bow, New Hampshire.

1887
Baseball's Shoeless Joe Jackson born in Pickens County, South Carolina.
He was charged with taking part in the Black Sox scandal of 1919.

1907
Actress
Barbara Stanwyck (Double Indemnity) born in Brooklyn, New York.

1918
Tsar Nicholas II, his wife, four daughters and son, are executed by the Bolsheviks in a basement in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

1941
Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.

1945

The beginning of the Atomic Age begins with the first atom bomb detonation on the desert floor.
The bomb is detonated in what is called the Trinity site near Alamogordo, New Mexico.

1951
J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye is first published.

1969

Apollo 11 was launched from Cape Kennedy, Florida.
It will be the first manned space mission to land on the moon.

1999
A private plane being piloted by John F. Kennedy, Jr. fails to land at the Martha Vineyard airport.
The search for Kennedy, his wife and sister-in-law would end July 21, when the three bodies were recovered from the ocean floor off of Martha's Vineyard by Navy divers.


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Low tide at sunrise near Moclip, Washington taken on this day in 2018.
Click on photo for larger preview of low tide art


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Proverb:
The bigger the hat, the smaller the property. ~ Australian Proverb

        


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