Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.
A.D. 781: The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji in Japan takes place.
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