On This Day:  June 4

2004 -- Dis­grun­tled res­i­dent Marvin Heemey­er makes zon­ing-or­di­nance his­to­ry with the launch of his sealed-op­er­a­tor ar­mored kil­la­to­ry bull­doz­er in the town of Gran­by, Colorado. The ma­chine cre­at­ed $7 mil­lion worth of vari­ances in un­der two hours be­fore be­com­ing ter­mi­nal­ly stuck in­side a se­mi-de­con­struct­ed hard­ware store.

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