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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Mahatma (Mohandas) K Gandhi was born on this day
in
1869.

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On this day in 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke
that left him partially paralyzed.

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Thurgood Marshall was sworn in in this day in 1967. He was the first African-American member of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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On this day in 1985.

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"Peanuts," the comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz, was published for
the first time in seven newspapers on this day in 1950.

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Charles Monroe Schulz  (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000)

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Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) is 66 years old today.

British born Sting is a multi-instrumentalist and singer for The Police, known
for such hits as "Don’t Stand So Close to Me" and "Message in a Bottle." He
also became a successful solo artist, releasing his first album The Dream of
the Blue Turtles in 1985, followed by ten more albums the next two decades.

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The Fugitive Slave Act was declared by the U.S. Congress on this day in
1850. The act allowed slave owners to claim slaves that had escaped into
other states.

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On this day in 2001, Anthrax tainted letters were sent to the
National Broadcasting System and The New York Post.

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Gloved hands sorting through mail during 2001 anthrax scare.     
      
      

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On this day in 1975.

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On this day in 1961, UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld died along with
15 others in a plane crash in the African bush during a peace mission to the
Congo.

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The scattered wreckage of the DC6B plane that had carried Dag Hammarskjöld.

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Greta Garbo
(Greta Lovisa Gustafsson)
(September 18, 1905 – April 15, 1990)

Greta Garbo was a Swedishborn American film actress during the 1920s
and 1930s. She was nominated three times for the Academy Award for
Best Actress
and received an Academy Honorary Award in 1954 for her
"luminous and unforgettable screen performances." In 1999, the American
Film Institute
ranked Garbo fifth on their list of the greatest female stars of
classic Hollywood cinema
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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (Johnny Allen Hendrix)
(November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970)

On this day in 1970, rock guitarist, and singer/songwriter, Jimi Hendrix died
in his London apartment at the age of 27. The death was from an overdose
of sleeping pills. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably
the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".   

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Confederates defeated Union forces at the second Battle of Bull 
Run in Manassas,
VA. on this day in 1862.

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Thurgood Marshall was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a Supreme Court justice on this day in 1967.

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The space shuttle Challenger blasted off with Guion S. Bluford Jr.
aboard on this day in 1983. He was the first black American to
travel in space.

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Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. will be 75 on November 22.

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Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit
Tigers on this day in 1905.

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On CBS-TV "The Late Show with David Letterman" premiered
on this day in 1993.

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On this day in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his "I Have
a Dream" speech at a civil rights rally in Washington,
D.C. where
more than 200,000 people attended.

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It was on this day in 1968.

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Emmett Till was a 14-year-old
African-American who was lynched in Mississippi after offending a white woman in a grocery store on this
day in 1955.

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Emmett Louis Till  (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955)

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A divorce decree was issued for Britain’s Prince Charles
and Princess Diana on this day in 1996. This made the
end of the couples 15-year marriage official.


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The Mongol conqueror Ghengis Khan died on this day in 1227.

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Tennessee ratified the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 
on this day in 1920. The Amendment guaranteed the right of all
American women to vote.

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On this day in 1963, James Meredith graduated from the University
of Mississippi. He was the first black man to accomplish this feat.

James Meredith
October 2015.

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James Howard Meredith turned 84 in June.

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Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker
(August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972)

Hall of Fame MLB outfielder Roberto Clemente played for the Pittsburgh
Pirates from 1955 to 1972. He was named National League MVP in 1966
and was a 2-time World Series Champion, winning World Series MVP
honors in 1971. He died tragically in a 1972 plane crash while flying to
Nicaragua to tend to earthquake victims. Clemente would deliver milk
cans in order to help make ends meet while growing up.

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Robert Redford in The Twilight Zone episode “Nothing in The Dark”
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Charles Robert Redford Jr. is 81 years old today.

Actor and director Robert Redford founded the Sundance Film Festival. He starred
in classic films such as All the President’s Men (1976), The Sting (1973), and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) . His 1980 directorial debut, Ordinary People, received the Academy Award for Best Picture and earned him the Academy Award
for Best Director.

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