WWII crew honored with Congressional Gold Medal

In a virtual ceremony, the U.S. Congress bestowed the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest honor to the crew of the USS Indianapolis that was sunk by a Japanese submarine in July 30, 1945. (July 30)

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Today in History for July 30th

Highlights of this day in history: Ex-Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears; Medicare and Medicaid signed into law; A blast rocks Black Tom Island; The USS Indianapolis sunk; Henry Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger born. (July 30)

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Today in History for July 30th

(30 Jul 2018) Highlights of this day in history: Ex-Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears; Medicare and Medicaid signed into law; A blast rocks Black Tom Island; The USS Indianapolis sunk; Henry Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger born. (July 30)

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Wreckage of the USS Indianapolis has been discovered

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen led a civilian research team that discovered the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis, a WWII-era warship sunk by Japanese torpedoes in 1945.

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