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Today In History - August 31st
YearHistoric Event
1842US Naval Observatory is authorized by an act of Congress
1850California Pioneers organized at Montgomery & Clay Streets
18861st major earthquake recorded in eastern US at Charleston S.C
1886Crocker-Woolworth National Bank organized
1950Gil Hodges hits 4 homers in 1 game
19551st microwave television station operated - Lufkin Texas
19551st sun-powered automobile demonstrated Chicago Il
1957Malaysia gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1962Trinidad & Tobago gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1963Malaysia Day
1977Aleksandr Fedotov sets world aircraft altitude record of 38.26 km (125 524 ft) in a Mikoyan E-266M turbojet
1980Poland's Solidarity labor union founded

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