July 3, 2008 in City
Wednesday’s Washington Daily Game: 8-1-8
Wednesday’s Washington Lotto: 8-13-15-39-40-48
No winner. Next jackpot: $7.7 million.
Wednesday’s Washington Keno: 4-10-13- 19-26-28-37-39-41-53-54-55-57-58- 59-68-69-75-78-80
Wednesday’s Hit 5: 7-19-27-30-37
No winner. Next jackpot: $150,000
Wednesday’s Powerball: 4-33-46-48-52 Power Ball: 17
Wednesday’s Wild Card: 2-5-17-25-27 Wild Card: J♠
Wednesday’s Montana Cash: 2-9-17-29-35
Today in history
1775: Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass.
1863: The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops retreated.
1890: Idaho became the 43rd state of the Union.
1898: The U.S. Navy defeated a Spanish fleet in the harbor at Santiago, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.
1944: During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured Minsk.
1962: Algeria became independent after 132 years of French rule.
1978: The Supreme Court, in Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation, ruled the FCC was within its authority to reprimand New York radio station WBAI-FM for broadcasting George Carlin’s “Filthy Words” comedy routine.
1988: The USS Vincennes shot down an Iran Air jetliner over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.
2003: The U.S. put a $25 million bounty on Saddam Hussein.