History: What Happened Today?
- In 1837, Queen Victoria of England becomes first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace.
- In 1898, Guglielmo Marconi patented the radio.
- In 1930, the first ever World Cup competition began in Uruguay.
- In 1977, New York City experienced a 25 hour power outage or "blackout".
- In 1985, President Ronald Reagan temporarily transferred power to Vice President George H.W. Bush before undergoing surgery.
- Famous Birthdays: John Jacob Astor IV (American businessman), Cameron Crowe (film director), Louise Mandrell (country singer),
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