History: What Happened Today?
- In 1200, Sunglasses are invented in China.
- In 1874, the first US zoo opens in Philadelphia.
- In 1897, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain. In 1980, O'Canada became the National Anthem.
- In 1934, 1st X-ray photo of entire body was taken in Rochester, NY.
- In 1997, Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule after 156 years as a British colony.
- Famous Birthdays: Diana, Princess of Wales, Wally Amos (cookiemaker), Liv Tyler (actress)
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