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THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016
The Rockaway Times
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Doctors
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Zoya Koroleva, DO
Stanislav Kaminyar, DO
Alla Buzinover, DO
By Emil R. Lucev, Sr. & daughter Katie Lucev
Seaside’s first roller coaster was theThriller in 1909.TheThrill-
er replaces a scenic railway (1904) that replaced a switchback
ride (1893). Next door on Beach 104th Street and the midway
was a motorcycle daredevil attraction. In 1927, the Thriller was
torn down and a new electric automobile attraction was opened
at its site.
ROCKAWAY’S
FIRST ROLLER
COASTER
“THE THRILLER” 1909
AUGUST 4
Keith Green was born.
1892 - Lizzie Borden's father and
stepmother were killed with an axe
in Fall River, Mass.
1944 - Anne Frank and her family
were found hiding in Amsterdam by
Nazis.
AUGUST 5
James Supple was born.
Mike Dalton was born.
AnneMurphy was born.
1861 - For the first time, the U.S.
government levied an income tax.
1962 - MarilynMonroe died.
AUGUST 6
John Grillo was born.
Janice Ameruso was born.
1945 - The first atomic bomb
used in warfare was dropped on
Hiroshima, Japan.
1997 - British Prime Minister Tony
Blair and Sinn Fein president Gerry
Adams meet—the first time in 76
years that a British leader and an IRA
allymeet.
AUGUST 7
JimCunninghamwas born.
2000 - Sen. Joseph Lieberman of
Conn., was selected by Al Gore to
be the first Jewish vice-presidential
candidate on amajor party ticket.
2007 - Barry Bonds passes Hank
Aaron
on
baseball’s
all-time
homerun list. The record is dis­
credited by many because of Bond’s
alleged steroid use.
AUGUST 8
TomMcVeigh was born.
Michael Foley was born.
Terri Bennett was born.
1876 - Thomas Edison patented the
mimeographmachine.
1974 - President Nixon announced
he would resign the following
day as a result of the Watergate
scandal.
AUGUST 9
Thomas Pulkowski was born.
1936 - Jesse Owens became the first
American to win four goldmedals in
one Olympics.
1995 - Jerry Garcia, lead singer and
guitarist of the Grateful Dead, died.
AUGUST 10
1977 - David Berkowitz was arrested
for the Son of Samkillings,
1993 - Ruth Bader Ginsburg was
sworn in as the second female U.S.
Supreme Court justice.
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