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Anniversary of Pluto Discovery on this date in 1930

STREATOR – Today is the anniversary of the discovery of Pluto by a man born in Streator.  It was February 18th, 1930 photographic evidence of Pluto was discovered by Clyde W. Tombaugh at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. Tombaugh was born in Streator in 1906. Although he passed ...Read more