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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in
Washington,
DC
. It attracts more than 5.6 million visitors each year.

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 Photo taken by National Guard Spc. Praxedis Pineda via Flickr

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Former Arkansas state employee Paula Jones (left) sued President
Bill Clinton for sexual harassment when he was governor, alleging
he exposed himself to her in a hotel room in 1991. The Jones suit,
which went all the way to the Supreme Court, was ultimately
dismissed by a judge on the grounds Jones could not show
damages. While it was on appeal, President Clinton agreed to      
an out-of-court settlement on this day in 1998. He paid $850,000 
without admitting liability.
 

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President Clinton is shown in this video image during his deposition
Jan. 17, 1998 in the Paula Jones case,

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Paula Corbin Jones (Paula Rosalee Corbin) turned
52 September 17.

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COMIC BOOK LEGEND HAS DIED AT 95

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Stan Lee (Stanley Martin Lieber)
(December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018)


Stan Lee was a
comic book writer, editor, producer, and publisher. He was
the editor-in-chief of
Marvel Comics, and later its publisher. He co-created
fictional
characters including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the
Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, and the X-Men. Lee died today 
at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He had been
battling pneumonia.

Stan Lee sits in a office, with several drawings on the background. He is sitting down in front of a table; on that table he is drawing an image.
Lee in the Army.

Stan Lee entered the United States Army in early 1942 and served within
the US as a member of the
Signal Corps, repairing telegraph poles and
other communications equipment. He was later transferred to the Training
Film Division, where he worked writing manuals,
training films, slogans,
and occasionally
cartooning.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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During World War II on this day in 1942, naval battle of Guadalcanal
began between Japanese and American forces. The battle ended on
February 9, 1943 with the U.S. winning a major victory.
 

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U.S. Marines, with full battle gear, charge ashore on Guadalcanal
Island.

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The Washington opens fire on the Kirishima, November 15, 1942
during the Battle of Guadalcanal: painting by Lt. Dwight Shepler,
USNR.

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Neil Percival Young is 73 years old today.

Young a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician. After embarking on
a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, where he formed
Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and others.

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Actress Daryl Hannah and Neil Young were married in August in
a top-secret ceremony near San Luis Obispo, California. They 
had been dating since 2014.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 44 years old today.

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2004

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