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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Christmas becomes federal holiday, first electric stove


Which ones are real?...

June 26: 1870—The U.S. declares Christmas a federal holiday. 1959—The Great Lakes welcome ocean-going ships with the opening of the Saint Lawrence Seaway. Born: László Löwenstein a/k/a Peter Lorre (1904). International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Today’s Word: Theranostics—strategy combining diagnostics and therapeutics to monitor treatment response and to increase drug efficacy.

June 27: 1652—The first U.S. speed limit law is enacted in New Amsterdam (now NYC). Born: Tobey Maguire (1975). Died: Shelby Foote (2005). National Orange Blossom Day. Today’s Word: Cibosity—a large cache of food supplies.

June 28: 1778—Mary Ludwig...

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