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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Bubba Ray Boudreaux, Jan 19, 2003.

  1. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    # 1920 - US Senate votes against membership in League of Nations

    # 1922 - Geological survey says US oil supply would be depleted in 20 years

    # 1938 - GM began mass production of diesel engines

    # 1955 - "Scrabble" debuts on board game market

    # 1958 - Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League

    # 1981 - US & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages

    # 1991 - Sgt Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt

    # 1992 - Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble

    # 1992 - Rowdy Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ

    Born on this date
    * 0570 - Mohammed, Islamic prophet (Koran)

    # 1807 - Robert Edward Lee, Stratford Va, General-in-Chief (Confederacy)

    # 1946 - Dolly Rebecca Parton, Sevierville Tn, country singer (Dolly, 9 to 5)

    Died on this date
    * 1998 - Carl Perkins, singer/songwriter, dies at 65
     

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