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1999: After 20 days of flight, the experimental Breitling Orbiter 3 balloon, flown by Brian Jones and Bertrand Piccard, touches down in the Egyptian desert to complete the first non-stop round-the-world balloon flight. Piccard is the grandson of the balloon flight pioneer Auguste Piccard.
Alcatraz prison closes, Martin Luther King Jr. marches toward Montgomery, the U.S. decides to boycott Moscow's Olympics, and Spielberg nabs his first Oscar, all on this day.
In absolutely thrilling fashion, the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors pull out a last second victory over UNLV to win their last home game of the season 37-35.
International negotiators in Vienna are scrambling to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear program, with media in Tehran suggesting a comprehensive agreement by Monday's deadline is "impossible."
But a U.S. official expressed a degree of optimism about the ...
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