Friday, June 14, 2024

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Misc. History

1215 - King John of England put his seal on the Magna Carta.

1864 - An order to establish a military burial ground was signed by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. The location later became known as Arlington National Cemetery.

1909 - Benjamin Shibe patented the cork center baseball.

1938 - Johnny Vandemeer, of the Cincinnati Reds, pitched his second straight no-hitter.

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People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
- W. Somerset Maugham, "Of Human Bondage", 1915

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