The first Japanese man to play Major League baseball in the U.S. was Masanori Murakami. On Sept. 1, 1964, Murakami, playing for the San Francisco Giants, struck out three of the four batters he faced in the eighth inning of a game with the New York Mets.

Cranberry juice is the official state beverage of Massachusetts

Robert C. Randall became the first U.S. citizen to legally use marijuana for medical reasons when he won a Washington D.C. court case in 1976.

 

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