50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Because the town of Winneconne, Wisconsin wasn’t included on any maps, it filed for secession from the United States, but rescinded the secession declaration a day later.
The first air conditioned New York City subway car appeared on the F line that runs from the southern tip of Brooklyn, through Manhattan and out to Queens.
Singer, rock guitarist and songwriter Jimi Hendrix quit as the opening act for the Monkees during the group’s American tour.
Dr. Thomas Starzi at the University of Colorado performed the first successful liver transplant on a 19-month old child.
The Beatles signed a petition printed in the London Times calling for the legalization of marijuana
And on Shelter Island . . .