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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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