On This Day October 18
On This Day in history:
1767- The Mason-Dixon line is agreed upon as the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania.
1961- "Le Bateau" by Henri Matiss goes on display on the New York's Museum of Modern Art. It is discovered 46 days later that the painting had been hanging upside down.
1966- The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays its debut concert in Paris.
1968- Tommie Smith and John Carlos, black athletes, are suspended from the U.S. Olympic Committee for giving a "black power" salute during the ceremony in Mexico City.
1969- The Jackson 5 make their U.S. television debut.
1997- Hanson sings the National Anthem at the opening game of the World Series.
2006- Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 7.0
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