Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.
1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid. Johnson (far right) is seen here with Secretary of HEW John Gardner (second from left) and SSA Commissioner Bob Ball (left) receiving the first Medicare Part-B application form from a member of the general public, Baltimore resident Tony Palcaorolla (second from right).
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