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Moments in Time


October 12, 2017

* On Oct. 10, 1877, the U.S. Army holds a funeral with full military honors for Gen. George Armstrong Custer, who was killed the previous year at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Custer was buried at West Point, where he had graduated in 1861 at the bottom of his class.

* On Oct. 9, 1936, harnessing the power of the mighty Colorado River, the Hoover Dam begins sending electricity over transmission lines spanning 266 miles of mountains and deserts to Los Angeles. At the time, the dam was the tallest in the world.

* On Oct. 13, 1967, the Anaheim Amigos lose to the Oakland Oaks, 134-129, in th...

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