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The first modern Olympic Games open in Athens, Twinkies are born, Elvis lands a movie deal, and the Rolling Stones unveil their now iconic lips-and-tongue logo, all on this day.
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George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA’s career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.
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