Today In History – July 16th

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1941 – Joe DiMaggio hit safely in his 56th straight game. That’s a record that still stands today.
1948 – Eddie Sawyer becomes the Manager of the Phillies.
1969 – Apollo 11…the first manned mission to the surface of the moon…blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Birthdays:

Pro Soccer Player and Delran native Carli Lloyd is 39
Actor and Comedian Will Ferrell is 54

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