Saturday, July 17, 2010

July 19th

1588: The Spanish Armada is first sighted in the English Channel. Thousands of British citizens scramble to set up cheap tourist traps and gift shops.

1692: Five women are hanged for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. Six others are hanged for insider trading and mortgage fraud.

1879: Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon and fails to show any proof of insurance.


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