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.
1872: New England sea captain John F. Blondel patents the first doughnut-hole machine, in which a spring-loaded tube pushed the dough out of the cake's middle.
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