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1855 Abraham Gesner patents Kerosene.
1884 The very first long-distance call is made. The call is between The American Bell Telephone Company in Boston and New York.
1917 The Seattle Metropolitans defeat the Montreal Canadiens to become the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup.
1964 Southern Alaska is hit with the strongest earthquake in American history. The earthquake measures 8.4 on the Richter scale. Adding to the disaster is a tidal wave that measures over 100 feet at certain points.
1968 The windsurfer is patented.
1971 UCLA wins their fifth consecutive NCAA basketball title.
1980 After 123 years of remaining inactive, Mount St. Helens in Washington becomes active once more when it begins to shoot out ash and steam. The most distructive eruption in U.S. history will later occur on May 18th... when Mount St. Helens erupts at the power of 10,000,000 tons of dynamite.
1998 The Food and Drug Administration approves the drug Viagra.
1998 Top civilian aircraft makers in France, Spain, Germany and Britain agreed to create single European aerospace and defense company.
2002 Rodney Dangerfield received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2004 NASA successfully launched an unpiloted X-43A jet that hit Mach 7 (about 5,000 mph).


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