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On This Day – 2 July

Posted on: Tue 2 Jul 2019

On This Day;

In 1843, an alligator falls from sky during a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina.

In 1947, an object crashed near Roswell, NM. The U.S. Army Air Force insisted it was a weather balloon.

In 1982, Lawnchair Larry took flight in his homemade airship that consisted of a lawnchair attached to 45 helium-filled weather balloons.

In 1990, Representatives of the Italian Catholic Church announced that they would attempt to halt Madonna’s concerts in Rome because of her alleged inappropiate use of crucifixes and sacred symbols.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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