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In 1907 Jesús García saved the entire town of Nacozari de Garcia, Sonora by driving a burning train full of dynamite, six kilometers away before it could explode. Have a powerful weekend!
Today in 1952, was the first and last sighting of the Flatwoods Monster! Also known as Braxton County Monster or the Phantom of Flatwoods!
Today in 1984, Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk. Go outside this weekend!
Today in 1893 Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother. Several years later a Lifetime television movie was made about these events starring Christina Ricci.
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Miranda vs. Arizona decision, ruling that criminal suspects must be informed of their constitutional rights prior to questioning by police. You have the right to a nice weekend.