The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY)

TODAY IN HISTORY

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1066

William the Conqueror invaded England to claim the English throne.

1787

The Congress of the Confederat­ion voted to send the just-completed Constituti­on of the United States to state legislatur­es for their approval.

1850

Flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy.

1920

Eight members of the Chicago White Sox were indicted for allegedly throwing the 1919World Series against the Cincinnati Reds.

1924

Three U.S. Army planes landed in Seattle, having completed the first round-the-world trip by air in 175 days.

1928

Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic.

1962

A federal appeals court found Mississipp­i Gov. Ross Barnett in civil contempt for blocking the admission of James Meredith, a Black student, to the University of Mississipp­i.

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