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On this day: May 6

Published On: May 06 2013 12:08:47 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.

OTD May 6 - Magnum XL-200
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1989: Cedar Point opens Magnum XL-200, the first roller coaster to break the 200-foot height barrier, therefore spawning what is considered to be the "coaster wars."

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