Friday show prep – May 11, 2018

On This Day, Back In The Day

1858 – Minnesota becomes the 32nd state in the Union

1949 – Thailand becomes Thailand (It used to be called Siam — What? You never saw “The King and I?”

1997 – This is when the machines started taking over — IBM’s supercomputer, aka “Blue” beats chess champ Gary Kasparov 2-1 (with three ties)

1998 – India joined the very exclusive “Atomic Club” — (Nine nations — including North Korea — are believed to have nuclear warheads.)

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BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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