The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Hollywood, World War II comes to an end, and "3 days of peace & music" starts up in Bethel, N.Y., all on this day.
1995: In South Carolina, Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet to enroll at The Citadel following a lawsuit against the military academy. She would drop out less than a week later.
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