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Today is Day 280 of 2022


64
The Great Fire of Rome began.
Emperor Nero supposedly fiddled as Rome burned - least according to legend.

1834

Impressionist painter Edgar Degas born in Paris.

1883
Animator and film producer Max Fleischer (Popeye the Sailor Meets Sinbad the Sailor) born in Vienna, Austria.

1893
Soviet actor, playwright, and poet Vladimir Mayakovsky born in Baghdati, Georgia.
Only Lenin and Stalin had larger public funerals during the Soviet era.

1912
A meteorite exploded over the town of Holbrook, Arizona in Navajo County.

1913
French cyclist Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.

1952

XV Summer Olympics open in Helsinki, Finland.

1966
Frank Sinatra marries Mia Farrow in Las Vegas.

1980

XII Summer Olympics open in Moscow, Soviet Union.

1996

XXVI Summer Olympics open in Atlanta.


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Masters are fighting, servants' forelocks are creaking. ~ Russian Proverb

        


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