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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction


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Conference of Calif. Historical Societies to Hold Annual Meeting in Claremont
Friday, May 13, 2016

The Conference of California Historical Societies is hosting its 62nd Annual Meeting June 23-25 in Claremont. The event will feature workshops on leadership and development geared toward helping historical organizations overcome the difficulties smaller organizations face, as well as presentations...

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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
1926 - Film director Mel Brooks born in Brooklyn; shot "Blazing Saddles" at Vasquez Rocks and "Robin Hood: Men In Tights" in Sand Canyon [story]
Mel Brooks
1542 - Explorer Juan Cabrillo sets sail from Mexico; will stop for a drink at mouth of Santa Clara River [story]
1650 map
1972 - Upper (main) Castaic Lake opens for swimming and boating; afterbay opened in May [story]
Castaic Lake
1859 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez escapes from prison while serving sentence for grand larceny in L.A. County; recaptured in August and sent to San Quentin [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
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