Married in Onawa, Iowa, on this date in 1875: great-grandparents Stephen Bennett Myers and Helen Colby. Both have been featured on their birth and/or death dates. For their in-depth profile, click here.
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In pop culture, the hit TV series “The Lone Ranger” debuted on ABC-TV on this date in 1949. Below is the original pilot episode, starring Clayton Moore as the Ranger and Jay Silverheels as Tonto. The series ran for eight seasons, and was ABC’s first real hit.