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1630: Popcorn is introduced to the English colonists in Plymouth, Mass., by Quadequina of the Wampanoag tribe, who brought it in deerskin bags as his contribution at their first Thanksgiving dinner. Native Americans were growing popcorn for more than a thousand years before the arrival of European explorers.
The pilgrims get their first taste of popcorn, George Washington is born, Elvis hits the charts for the first time, and Team USA pulls off a "Miracle on Ice," all on this day.
Bishop Larry Silva blessed the return of the remains of St. Marianne Cope in a ceremonial welcome and mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace Thursday.
After weeks of fighting and more than 1,500 deaths, a humanitarian cease-fire began Friday between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.
Announced Thursday by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the halt to hostilities is pl...