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This Day in History for August 29 – Hurricane Katrina Strikes and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1831 – Michael Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction (More info)

1898 – The Goodyear tire company is founded (More info)

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Sexting, Retweet and Jeggings Among New Words Added to Dictionary

The ‘Concise Oxford English Dictionary,’ celebrating its 100th birthday this year, has added 400 new entries to the English language.

The freshman class of words that are now officially, well, words include “sexting,” “retweet,” “mankini,” “noob,” “jeggings,” and “woot.”

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This Day in History for August 19 – Germany Elects Hitler and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1812 – The American frigate USS Constitution earns the nickname “Old Ironsides” after defeating the British frigate HMS Guerriere off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada (More info)

1909 – The first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500 (More info)

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This Day in History for August 11 – Watts Riots Begin and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1929 – Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio (More info)

1934 – The first civilian prisoners arrive at the Federal prison on Alcatraz Island (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for August 9 – Deion Sanders, Gillian Anderson and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Deion Sanders
Age: 44
Occupation: Professional Athlete and Analyst
Known For: His athletic versatility as both a football and baseball player, winning two Super Bowls, and recently being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Gillian Anderson
Age: 43
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Making geekboys drool while playing Special Agent Dana Scully on the TV series ‘The X-Files’

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‘You Know You’re From Tri-Cities When’ Facebook Phenomena

This is really cool! I signed up for this group about 3 days ago. This is a Facebook page that was just created on Facebook for those who want to share their memories of living in the Tri-Cities!

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This Day in History for August 4 – Anne Frank Captured and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1892 – The parents of Lizzie Borden are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home (More info)

1944 – A tip from a Dutch informer leads Nazis to a sealed-off area in an Amsterdam warehouse where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others (More info)

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A Salute To Bill Muncey & The Atlas Van Lines! Gold Cup WIn In Tri-Cities 1977! [VIDEO]

Who could not go a day of hydroplane racing without seeing the Blue Blaster with Bill Muncey at the wheel flying down the Columbia river! Back in 1977 the Gold Cup was held here and Bill Muncey won it typical Bill Muncey fashion

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for July 25 – Dylan Goes Electric and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1946 – Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team at Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey (More info)

1965 – Bob Dylan goes electric as he plugs in at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music (More info)

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Logan Mock-Bunting, Getty Images
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This Day in History for June 30 – 26th Amendment Ratified and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1859 – French acrobat Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope (More info)

1921 – U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft as Chief Justice of the United States; Taft is the only person to have ever held both offices (More info)

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