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This Day in History for August 3 – NBA Formed and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1492 – Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain (More info)
1900 – The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is founded (More info)
1949 – The National Basketball Association is formed (More info)
1972 …
This Day in History for June 27
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail (More info)
1898 – The first solo circumnavi…