Today in California History – Jul 10

1849 – San Francisco 49ers play first game.

1875 – Chinatown released to scathing reviews in entertainment press.

1910 – Square oranges produced for first time.

1925 – First book burned for no reason.

1943 – First Hawaiian shirts appear at movie pitch meeting.

1975 – Starsky and Hutch get jobs as summer camp counselors.


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