THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1908 – The first text message? A wireless (telegraph) message was sent from the Eiffel Tower
1935 – Amelia Earhart is the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California
1973 – MLB’s American League adopted the Designated Hitter rule (pitchers did not have to bat)
2002 – The first terrorist prisoners arrived at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba
2010 – A massive earthquake killed more than 316,000 people in Haiti
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