Abandoned amusement parks around the world
1733: A white bear cub, captured in Greenland, is exhibited for the first time in the U.S. The 9-month-old cub, named Ursa Major, was shown in a cage at Clark's Wharf in Boston's north end.
Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.
A former civilian defense contractor is being sentenced to seven years and three months for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his Honolulu home.
The Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers suffered cardiac arrest last month is still open although an accreditation group is calling for it to suspend procedures and surgeries.
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