Saturday, July 09, 2011

July 10th

1553: Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England. She also takes a rolltop desk and an Ottoman.

1789: Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta... and sues it for unauthorized use of his name.

1966: The Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., holds a rally at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois... but they are unable to free any black or white people from watching the Bears lousy offense.


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