THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1860 – Lincoln is nominated to be the Republican presidential candidate
1917 – Congress passed the ‘Selective Service Act’ — drafting soldiers to serve in WWI
1942 – NY ended night baseball games until WWII ended
1951 – The United Nations moved its HQ to NYC
1974 – India joined the nuclear club — exploding an atomic bomb
1980 – After 123 quiet years and two months of rumbling, Mt Saint Helens erupted (three times in 24 hours)
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