Ready for the Weekend 4/22/2016

Today in 1876 the first game in the history of the National League was played at the Jefferson Street Grounds in Philadelphia. This game is often pointed to as the start of Major League Baseball.

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Ready for the Weekend 11/7/2014

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!

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Ready for the Weekend 9/12/2014

Today in 1952, was the first and last sighting of the Flatwoods Monster! Also known as  Braxton County Monster or the Phantom of Flatwoods!

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Ready for the Weekend 7/25/2014

Today in 1984, Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk. Go outside this weekend!

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Ready for the Weekend 6/20/2014

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. 

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