Posted: Aug 05, 2019 08:54 PM MST
Updated: Aug 05, 2019 08:54 PM MST
"The Hobbit" is published for the first time, Jimmy Hendrix becomes Jimi, Sandra Day O'Connor is confirmed as the first female Supreme Court justice, and a track superstar dies, all on this day.
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Magellan sets sail, the first American-made, gas-powered car goes for a spin, Cal Ripken sits for the first time in 16 years, the U.S. ends "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, all on this day.
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