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1781: Los Angeles, Calif., is founded as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola) by 44 Spanish settlers. The settlement remained a small ranch town for decades, but by 1820 the population had increased to about 650 residents.
Los Angeles is founded, Arkansas' governor calls out the National Guard to prevent the integration of a Little Rock school, swimmer Mark Spitz sets a new Olympic gold medal mark, and Google is founded, all on this day.
Hawaii's own St. Marianne is expected to return to Hawaii Sunday.
There are no Big Macs. There are no Chicken McNuggets. The menu at McDonald's restaurants in China was much slimmer on Monday after a troubled supplier issued a major recall.
At one Beijing location, no burgers or chicken items of any kind were availa...