"I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth," first baseman Lou Gehrig said at Yankee Stadium as he announced his retirement and the end of his consecutive game streak due to illness.Link (submitted by Mars).
"Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race . . . deprive the children of the minority group of equal educational opportunities? We believe that it does," Chief Justice Earl Warren said, ruling school segregation unconstitutional.
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," astronaut Neil Armstong said as he took the first step on the surface of the moon.
"Here's to a new tradition in Westerville," local jeweler Bill Morgan said as he raised his plastic cup of Budweiser at Michael's Pizza.
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