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The Day the Mods and Rockers Clashed

From the invention of the light bulb to the moon landing, history is being made everyday. Read on to find out which events made history on this day: May 18th.

Mods and Rockers 1964

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1) 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte is declared emperor of France by the senate.

2) 1912 Perry Como is born in Cannonsburg, PA to Italian parents.

3) 1964 Mods and Rockers have a violent clash in Clackton, UK. You can watch a video about the aftermath below!

4) 1969 Apollo 10 is launched, setting a record for fastest speed in a manned vehicle at 24,791 miles per hour.

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