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Meme Du Jour
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1620 – 102 Pilgrims with 30 crew members set sail from Plymouth, England for the new world
1915 – “Little Willie” – first tank to be used in battle is produced
1916 – The first self-service grocery store opened in Memphis… say hello to Piggly Wiggly stores
1941 – Germany announces all Jews living in the country will have to wear the Star of David
1975 – 18-yr-old Martina Navratilova asks for political asylum in the U.S.
1991 – Leningrad changes its name back to St Petersburg
1995 – Cal Ripken Jr plays in his 2131st consecutive MLB game breaking Lou Gehrig’s record
1997 – Over 2 billion people watch Princess Diana’s funeral2
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