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September 21st 1956 – Grumman company test pilot Tom Attridge showed up for another day of work as a test pilot for Grumman Iron Works.  His mission for the day was to take up a Grumman F11F Tiger, bring it...
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I know what you're thinking: "Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda lost track myself. 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do you, punk? Sept 30th 1951, ,...
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Thursday, September 8th, 1966; Star Trek the original series first aired from 8:30 to 9:30 as part of an NBC "sneak preview" block (The Original Series) debuted in the U.S. on NBC, beginning the voyage of the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)...
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July 22nd 1966; was supposed to be just another day for Walter "Taffy” Holden at his base in Lyneham, an RAF station located a few miles northeast of Chippenham, Wiltshire . Taffy, was an engineer in command of No.33 Maintenance...
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On the morning of July 6th, 2013;  Asiana Flight 214, a Boeing 777-200ER collided with a rocky seawall at San Francisco Airport, just short of its intended runway. During a live news broadcast, KTVU Channel 2 serving San Francisco, Oakland,...
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