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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

PT 109, Shakers, Mickey Mouse watch, first income tax, first Jeep

This Week in History

 


Aug. 1: 1649—Madame Touissant receives the first ever clothes catalog by mail. The next day she gets 46. 1861—The Confederacy receives recognition by world military power Brazil. 1936—Berlin hosts the 11th Olympic Games and Adolph Hitler has the honor of opening them. Two years later he is Time Magazine’s Man of the Year. 1941—The first Jeep comes off the assembly line decades before the Grand Cherokee. 1944—Anne Frank makes her last diary entry. A few days later, the 13-year-old and her family are discovered and arrested. 1969—A satellite beams to earth the first pictures of Mars. 1991—In Florida, actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, gets arrested for shoplifting. Born: Herman Melvi...



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