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An earthquake on Crete caused a tsunami that devastated Alexandria today (365). Also, Wild Bill Hickok shot Davis Tutt in the first Old West showdown (1865), the Jesse James gang staged the first successful Old West train robbery (1873), state and company militias mobilized against workers in the Great Railroad Strike (1877), Tennessee teacher John Scopes was convicted and fined $100 for teaching evolution (1925), and Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon (1969). And the restored USS Constitution celebrated her 200th birthday by setting sail (1997).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::