A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.
1922: Johnny Weissmuller, seen here at a 1924 swimming event, swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 seconds, breaking the world swimming record and the "minute barrier."
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