This Day in History

In 1567: Mary, Queen of Scots, was deposed.

In 1701: The city of Detroit was founded as a fort by a French fur trader.

In 1866: Tennessee was readmitted to the Union.

In 1911: Hiram Bingham discovered the lost Inca settlement of Machu Picchu.

In 1969: The Apollo 11 astronauts splashed down in the Pacific after their historic mission.

In 1974: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Nixon had to turn over White House tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.

In 1999: We were married on a sweltering midwest summer day!

"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction." ~Antoine de Saint Exupéry

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