A virus kills 20 percent of harbor seals, and one of the WWFs is forced to change its name.
Fri, Aug 10 2012 at 6:00 AM
Aug. 10, 1981:
U.S. President Ronald Reagan re-authorizes production of the "enhanced radiation device," or neutron bomb
. The controversial project had been proposed, tested and cancelled in the 1970s.
Aug. 10, 2001:
A London judge deals a smackdown
to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in a suit brought by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) over the use of the "WWF" initials in titles, logos and website domain names. The wrestlers rise from the canvas, file an appeal, but cry "uncle" in May 2002. The wildlife group retains the initials. The professional wrestling conglomerate agrees to switch its name and initials to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
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