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Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

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corn salad - A name given to several species of annual herbs sometimes used for salad. More...

fruit cocktail, fruit cup, fruit salad - Fruit cocktail (1922) is a mixture of sliced or diced fruits, and it is synonymous with fruit cup (1931); fruit salad (1861) is a salad composed of fruits. More...

salad days - Those when one is green in judgment, young and inexperienced. More...

salad - A shortened version of Latin herba salata, "salted vegetables," from Latin sal, "salt." More...

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Historical Events for 20th July 2019

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514 - St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus
1858 - Fee 1st charged to see a baseball game (50 cents) (NY beats Bkln 22-18)
1930 - 106°F (41°C), Washington, D.C. (district record)
1944 - Canadian Cameron Highlanders conquer St Andre
1944 - US 9th Air Force bombs railroad at Chaulnes Sable-sur-Sarthe/Dreux
1949 - Vasil Kolarov elected Premier of Bulgaria
1969 - Apollo 11 lunar module carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins lands on the surface of the Moon; Aldrin and Armstrong walk on the moon seven hours later
1977 - 10th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
1997 - British Open Golf, Royal Troon: American Justin Leonard recovers from 5 strokes back after 3 rounds; wins by 3 from Darren Clarke and Jesper Parnevik
2008 - British Open Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Irishman Pádraig Harrington successfully defends his Open title; shoots 4-under par over the final 9 to be 4 strokes clear of runner-up Ian Poulter

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