Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, August 22

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, August 22

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1851 The schooner America outraced more than a dozen British vessels off the English coast to win a trophy that came to be known as the America's Cup.

1940 Preparations were made to raze the old Allegheny General Hospital and 25 other buildings in a congested North Side section, site of a huge new Sears, Roebuck and Co. store and parking lot.

1972 President Richard Nixon was nominated for a second term of office by the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach.

1998 Allegheny County's new 911 system began operations at Lexington Technology Park in Point Breeze.

2004 Lauryn Williams, a Rochester Area High School graduate, won the silver medal in the 100-meter sprint at the Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. …

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