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May 15, 1954: KGLO (now KIMT) TV channel 3 in Mason City, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast
June 1, 1918: White Sox losing 5-4 against New York Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
January 16, 1965: Searchers' "Love Potion #9" peaks at #3
February 26, 1773: Construction authorized for Walnut St. jail in Philadelphia
March 15, 1877: Commencement of 1st Test Cricket, Australia vs. England at MCG

Events That Made History Today - June 18

860 - Swedish Vikings attack Constantinople
1155 - Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor
1178 - 5 Canterbury monks report explosion on moon (only known observation)
1178 - Proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno
1316 - Peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark and Luikse towns
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - June 19

987 - Louis IV, crowned king of France
1205 - Pope Innocent III fires Adolf I as archbishop of Cologne
1269 - King Louis IX of Frances decrees all Jews must wear a badge of shame
1286 - Rabbenu Mir of Rothenbur imprisoned in fortress of Ensisheim
1369 - Duke Philip the Stout marries Margaretha van Male
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Events That Made History Yesterday - June 17

653 - St. Martin I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
656 - Ali ibn Abu Talib chosen kalief of Islam
676 - Deusdedit III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1091 - Floris II de Vette becomes earl of Holland
1119 - Charles the Good becomes earl of Flanders
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1373 - The Year That Was

June 13: Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance, world's oldest, signed in London

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