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2010: Actress Dixie Carter, best known for her role as Julia Sugarbaker in the sitcom "Designing Women," dies of endometrial cancer at the age of 70 in Houston, Texas. Carter was also known for her TV roles on the legal drama "Family Law," the soap opera "The Edge of Night" and the drama series "Desperate Housewives."
The first Arbor Day is celebrated, the Titanic sets sail, "The Great Gatsby" is published, Paul McCartney quits The Beatles, and the U.S. and China engage in "ping-pong diplomacy," all on this day.
Seven men have been arrested for camping on Mauna Kea, where there's a new emergency rule restricting overnight access to the mountain because of protests against building a giant telescope there.
A firefighter battling a wildfire in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement. David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire near Adin, California.
Some 8,000 firefighte...
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