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The amoxicillin is working for my finger. The skin irritation has calmed down to just red patches and I now have knuckles again. Still can't bend my finger but no more throbbing. It does itch, though. Wow, that little guy packed a punch!
1877 Billy The Kid kills his first man
1915 Charles Kettering receives a patent for the electric self-starter
1933 On August 17, 1933, New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,308th consecutive game, breaking former Yankee Everett Scott’s record for consecutive games played. Gehrig would go on to play in 2,130 games in a row, setting a record that would stand for over half a century.
1962 East Germans kill a man trying to cross the Berlin Wall
1969 Woodstock Festival concludes. Jimi Hendrix plays his version of the Star Spangled Banner
1974 "The Night Chicago Died" by Paper Lace tops the charts
1978 The first transatlantic balloon ride is accomplished
1987 Rudolf Hess, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's former deputy, is found strangled to death in Spandau Prison in Berlin at the age of 93, apparently the victim of suicide
1998 Clinton testifies before the grand jury
2002 Pope John Paul II arrives in Krakow, Poland in his last visit to his native land
2012 A man dies and a woman becomes seriously ill contracting the hantavirus from a campsite in Yosemite