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March 13, 1961: Old type, black and white notes cease to be legal tender
June 22, 1959: Most Phillies strike out in a game (16 by Sandy Koufax)
September 11, 1966: 86th U.S. Mens Tennis: Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe (46 12-10 63 64)
December 13, 1734: England and Russia sign trade agreement
February 27, 1990: No one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years

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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1893 - The Year That Was

January 1: 1st U.S. college extension courses for credit, University of Chicago
January 1: Japan adopts the Gregorian calendar
January 2: 1st U.S. commemoratives and 1st U.S. stamp to picture a woman issued
January 4: U.S. President Cleveland grants amnesty to Mormon polygamy
January 6: Great Northern Railway connects Seattle with east coast
January 7: Hermann Sudermanns "Heimat," premieres in Berlin
January 10: Richard Drigo's ballet "Magic Flute" premieres, St. Petersburg
January 11: Jaap Eden skates world record 1500m (2:35)
January 13: British Independent Labor Party forms (Keir Hardie as its leader)
January 17: -17 degrees F (-27 degrees C), Millsboro, Delaware (state record)
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