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30 Years Ago: The Very First CD Is Released And Other Notable Things From 1982

I'm not Professor Chip Douglas but I've got a back-flip for you that'll ring your bell. Exactly three decades ago Monday, the very first compact disc hit shelves in Japan in the form of Billy Joel's already 4-year-old album 52nd Street. Noteable singles from the historic disc were My Life, Big Shot and Honesty and it can be yours today for a meager $300 on eBay!!

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Muhammad Ali’s Childhood Home Is Up for Sale — But For How Much?

From humble beginnings to legendary status is the epitaph inscribed on the tombstone of the American dream. And, no one knows the meaning to that battered and bruised dedication quite like Muhammad Ali.

Now, you can own a slice of the boxing legend’s humble beginnings, as Muhammad Ali’s childhood home is currently up for sale.

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Cartoonist, Science Group Join Forces To Buy Tesla’s Final Lab

East Shoreham, NY (WIBX) – What do a non-profit group and a famous website cartoonist have in common? They are both trying to save the Wardenclyffe laboratory, where one of America’s most prolific inventors, Nikola Tesla, worked to create a transatlantic transmission tower.

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This Day in History for March 30 – President Reagan Shot and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1842 – Anesthesia is used for the first time during surgery (More info)

1867 – US Secretary of State William H. Seward agrees to purchase Alaska from Russia for $7 million (More info)

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This Day in History for March 29 – US Troops Leave Vietnam and More

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1867 – The North America Act is passed by the British parliament, creating the dominion of Canada (More info)

1929 – Herbert Hoover becomes the first president to have a telephone installed in the Oval Office (More info)

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This Day in History for March 28 – Three Mile Island Accident and More

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1834 – President Andrew Jackson becomes the first president to be censured by Congress (More info)

1939 – The Spanish Civil War ends (More info)

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This Day in History for March 9 – Barbie Introduced and More

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1841 – The US Supreme Court rules that captive Africans who had seized control of the ship carrying them had been taken into slavery illegally (More info)

1916 – Pancho Villa leads nearly 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico (More info)

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This Day in History for March 8 – VW Bus Manufactured and More

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1817 – The New York Stock Exchange is founded (More info)

1948 – The Supreme Court rules that religious instruction in public schools violates the US Constitution (More info)

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This Day in History for March 7 – Bell Patents the Telephone and More

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1850 – Senator Daniel Webster gives his “Seventh of March” speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war (More info)

1876 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the telephone (More info)

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This Day in History for March 6 – Walter Cronkite Retires and More

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1836 – The Alamo falls to Mexican forces (More info)

1857 – The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case that slaves are not US citizens (More info)

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This Day in History for March 5 – Boston Massacre and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1770 – Five Americans are killed by British troops in an event that would later become known as the Boston Massacre (More info)

1872 – George Westinghouse patents the air brake (More info)

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This Day in History for March 2 – ‘King Kong’ Premieres and More

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1836 – The Republic of Texas declares its independence from Mexico (More info)

1877 – The US Congress declares Rutherford B. Hayes the winner of the previous November’s election, even though Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote (More info)

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