On This Day in History

Today in History for Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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Historical Events

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1829 - William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
1840 - Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada
1877 - 1st telephone & telegraph line in Hawaii completed
1944 - Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin
1995 - Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.

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Famous Weddings

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1960 - Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus (20) weds Barbara Bash
1986 - Britain's Prince Andrew (26) weds Sarah Ferguson (26) at Westminster Abbey in London, England
2006 - "The Young and The Restless" actor John Enos (44) weds Disney executive Jennie Lee on the patio of Hollywood hotspot The Cabana Club
2011 - "Pittsburgh Steelers" quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (29) weds Ashley Harlan at Christ Church of Grove Farm in Ohio Township

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