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.
1918: An inbound local train in Nashville, Tennessee, collides with an outbound express train, killing 101 people and injuring 171 more, making it the deadliest rail accident in United States history.
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