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On this day: July 17

POSTED: 11:56 AM PDT Jul 16, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 16, 2013 

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - train wreck
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1856: The Great Train Wreck of 1856 in Fort Washington, Pa., kills more than 60 people and injures more than 100, making it the deadliest railroad catastrophe in the world up to that time.


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