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Transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. became operational with the first test conversation between New York and San Francisco. [Source: the Orange County Register.]


Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager, a Fountain Valley native who early in her career served as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aeromedical evacuation pilot, becomes the first woman in history to lead a U.S. Army Infantry Division. [Source: the Orange County Register.]

The City of Long Beach opens a new City Hall, along with new Civic Chambers, Port of Long Beach Administration Building, and Civic Plaza. [Source: Long Beach Business Journal.]