This is History: Invention of Aspirin, Opening of The University of Illinois, Hoola Hoop Debuts, ‘Kiddie-A-Go-Go’  

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 Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the day in 1849 that America had no President, The University of Illinois opened, the telephone is introduced, the ’Star Spangled Banner’ was written, the Academy Awards debuted on television, the Hoola Hoop was invented, and the passing of Jack Mulqueen of Chicago TV’s ‘The Mulqueens’ and ‘Kiddie A-Go-Go’.