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1735: Paul Revere, an American patriot most famous for alerting Colonial militia of approaching British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, is born in Boston, Mass.
Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, Ellis Island opens, the Rose Bowl becomes the first college bowl game, Hank Williams dies, and the Y2K panic fizzles out, all on this day.
A series of unscheduled cane burns, some of which are believed to have been intentionally set, have been scorching the Valley Isle in mid June.
Exploring new depths in remote locations. A team of Hawaii scientists spent a month exploring the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument at depths that had previously been difficult to reach.