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This Day in California History Carl Palm

This Day in California History

Carl Palm

Published July 10th 2006
ISBN : 9781578602636
Paperback
400 pages
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A day-by-day survey of the people, places, and events that shaped California, each day offers an interesting bit of state history, from the quirky to the conventional. Readers learn about Bob Simmons, inventor of the modern surfboard- the TournamentMoreA day-by-day survey of the people, places, and events that shaped California, each day offers an interesting bit of state history, from the quirky to the conventional. Readers learn about Bob Simmons, inventor of the modern surfboard- the Tournament of Roses, which started out simply as a celebration of the state’s splendid winter weather- Richard and Pat Nixon’s marriage at Riverside’s swank Mission Inn- and much more. Packed with trivia, sports, historical events, and amusing anecdotes, this delightful book brings the state’s rich history to life.