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Today is the day that…

— in 1871, The Great Chicago Fire ignited when Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicked over a lantern. Nearly 300 people were killed, and over 98,000 people were left homeless.

— in 1906, Karl Nessler introduced the perm hairstyle

— in 1927, Laurel and Hardy appear in their first movie together as a team, “The Second Hundred Years”

— in 1934, Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for the murder of Charles Lindbergh’s son

— in 1942, comedy duo Abbott and Costello launch their weekly radio show

— in 1944, “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” debut on CBS radio

— in 1945, the microwave oven is patented

— in 1956, Don Larsen throws a perfect game as the New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers, 2-0 in Game 5 of the World Series

— in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers announce their move to Los Angeles

— in 1970, John Lennon releases the single “Imagine”

— in 1987, Promoting their space-themed Afterburner album, ZZ Top book passage on what is announced as the first passenger flight to the moon

— in 1988, Def Leppard’s ballad “Love Bites” hits #1 on the Hot 100

— in 1990, Eddie Vedder flies from his home in San Diego to Seattle, where he meets his Pearl Jam bandmates for the first time and starts a week of recording that becomes the bulk of their debut album, Ten.

— also in 1990, The Go-Go’s pose for the first “Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” poster for PETA

— in 1998, the US House of Representatives votes to begin impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton on charges of lying about his affair with Monica Lewinsky

— also in 1998, The 100th episode of “Friends” airs on NBC, appropriately titled “The One Hundredth”, as the gang take Phoebe to the hospital after she goes into labor

— in 2001, Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge was sworn in as the director of the new Office of Homeland Security

— in 2004, Martha Stewart reported to the Alderson Federal Prison Camp in West Virginia to begin serving her sentence for lying about a stock sale

— in 2011, Raiders owner Al Davis died at the age of 82

— in 2013, Bruce and Kris Jenner separated after 22 years of marriage

— in 2018, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees becomes the NFL’s all-time leader in passing yards, throwing for 363 yards in a 43-19 win over Washington

— also in 2018, a major climate report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the UN says the planet will warm 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit by 2040 with dire results

— and in 2020, the FBI charge 13 men with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and storm the Michigan Capitol

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