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1812 – World’s first cannery ( Donkin, Hall and Gamble) opens in London, England to supply food to the Royal Navy
1903 – Resolute beats Shamrock III (England) in 13th America’s Cup
1928 – Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th and final career hit
1938 – 1940 Olympic site changed from Tokyo Japan to Helsinki Finland
1957 – Warren Spahn sets record for a lefty pitcher with 41st shut-out
1971 – Qatar regains complete independence from Britain
1971 – John Lennon leaves UK for NYC, never to return
1992 – Jerry Lewis’ 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368
1994 – Circulation of Neth Telegraph/News of the Day reaches 800,000
2011 – 13th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 200m

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