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Today's Events: 7.24.11


July 24, when Mormon leader Brigham Young arrived in the Great Salt Lake Valley and said, "This is it" (1847), when the rotary-type printing press was pantented (1847), when Machu Picchu was discovered in Peru (1911) and when 91-year-old Hulda Crooks became the oldest woman to climb Japan's highest mountain. Happy birthday to Simon Bolivar (1783), Michael "Kramer" Richards (1949), and Jennifer Lopez (1970). One of the following events might be "it" for you:


Today's Events: 7.22.11


July 22, when Gen. Moses Cleaveland founded The city of Cleveland (1796), when Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the world, traveling 15,596 miles in one week (1933), when The Senate rejected President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court (1937), when Emma Lazarus (1849), Oscar De La Renta (1932), Tom Robbins (1936), and Funkadelic George Clinton (1941) were born, when Carl Sandburg died (1967). So let your mothership land at these spots:


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