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Another dry and pleasant day Saturday is forecast for today. After this, chances for showers and thunderstorms will return Sunday and Memorial Day. T...
Some conversation starters for today-if you need something to talk about at work - from The Olde Disc Jockey's Almanac
May 22, 1761…In Philadelphia, America's first life insurance policy was issued.
May 22, 1849…Abraham Lincoln received a patent for the floating dry dock, a type of pontoon for dry docking ships.
May 22, 1868…"The Great Train Robbery" took place near Marshfield, Indiana. Seven members of the Reno gang stole $96,000 in cash, gold and bonds.
May 22, 1939…The "Pact of Steel," a military alliance between Germany and Italy, was signed by Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini.
May 22, 1967…"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," the children's TV series created and hosted by Fred Rogers, debuted on NET (now PBS).
May 22, 1972…Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to visit Moscow. During his stay, he met with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
May 22, 1992…After an almost 30-year tenure, Johnny Carson made his final appearance as host of "The Tonight Show" on NBC-TV.
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May 21, 1602…Less than a week after discovering and naming Cape Cod, Captain Bartholomew Gosnold first sighted the island he named Martha's Vineyard, after his daughter Martha.
May 21, 1928…Walt Disney's trademark application for "Mickey Mouse" was filed with the U.S. Patent Office.
May 21, 1956…The U.S. exploded the first airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
May 21, 1964…At the Atlantic Studios in New York City, the Drifters recorded "Under The Boardwalk," with Johnny Moore substituting for lead singer Rudy Lewis who was found dead the previous night.
May 21, 1975…Officials at Gatwick Airport in London announced they would not permit a plane carrying the Osmonds to land there because when the group last visited the UK, 20 overly enthusiastic teens were injured.
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