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On This Day - August 16, A Shot of History

Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: 2009 – Usain Bolt sets a new 100 metres dash world record of 9.58 seconds at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. 1977 – Elvis Presley dies at the age of 42. 1960 – Cyprus gains its independence from the United Kingdom. 1958 – Madonna is born. Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet

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