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I'm scared every time I go into the ring, but it's how you handle it. What you have to do is plant your feet, bite down on your mouthpiece and say, 'Let's go.'

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 Today in History - 7/8

  • 951 Paris is founded
  • 1497 Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India
  • 1551 Willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond and Buren
  • 1654 1st Jewish colonist arrive in US (Jacob Barsimson in Manhattan)
  • 1663 King Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island
  • 1672 Willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general
  • 1693 NYC authorizes 1st police uniforms in American colonies