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SANDY KOZELL

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Wiley Post ended his around-the-world flight on this day in 1933. He
had traveled 15,596 miles in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.


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Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935)

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It was on this day in 1934 when the Depression-era gangster was
killed by federal agents.

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John Herbert Dillinger
(June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934)

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In northern Iraq on this day in 2003, Saddam Hussein’s sons
Odai and Qusai died after a gunfight with U.S. forces.

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The September 11 commission’s final report was released on this day
in 2004. The 575-page report concluded that hijackers exploited “deep institutional failings within our government.” The report was released
to White House officials the day before.

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The idea for this toy was born on this day in 1957.

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Walter Frederick “Fred” Morrison
(January 16, 1920 – February 9, 2010)


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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The battle began on this day in 1861 at Manassas Junction, VA.
and the Confederates won the battle.

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The "Monkey Trial" ended on this day in 1925 in Dayton, TN. John T. Scopes
was convicted and fined $100 for violating the state prohibition on teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution. The conviction was later overturned on a legal technicality because the judge had set the fine instead of the jury.

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John T. Scopes

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That first war ended on this day in 1954.

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Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961)

Ernest Hemingway was an American modernist author whose most
famous works include The Old Man and the Sea, A Farewell to Arms,
and For Whom the Bell Tolls. A Nobel Prize-winning author associated
with the "Lost Generation," Hemingway became known for both his
adventurous lifestyle and his eloquently sparse literary aesthetic.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong

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America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful landing
on Mars on this day in 1976.

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First image taken by Viking 1 form the surface of Mars.

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An attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf
Hitler failed on this day in 1944. The bomb exploded at Hitler’s Rastenburg headquarters. He was only wounded.

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The conference room soon after the explosion that wounded
Hitler.

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Sir Edmund Percival "Ed" Hillary
(July 20, 1919 – January 11, 2008)

Adventurer and philanthropist Sir Edmund Hillary became one
of the first people to reach the top of Everest with the help of his
guide, Tensing Norgay. He became a beekeeper during the
summer so as to keep himself available to climb in the winter.

His adventures led to him being named one of the most influential
people by Time Magazine of the 20th century.

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Sir Edmund Hillary (left) and Tenzing Norgay.

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Carlos Santana is 70 years old today.

Guitarist Carlos Santana blended rock with Latin American music and fronted
Santana. He won the Best Rock Album Award and the Album of the Year
Award for Supernatural in 2000. He began playing the guitar when he was
eight and turned down an opportunity to attend Humbolt State University to
pursue a career in music.

In 2003 Rolling Stone magazine listed Santana at number 20 on their list of
the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and
three Latin Grammy Awards.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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The Women’s Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY.
where bloomers were introduced on this day in 1848.
 

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President Clinton (center) prepares to announce his new ‘Don’t
Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy on this day in 1993.

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It was on this day in 1969.

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Representation of the Apollo 11 spacecraft entering orbit around
the moon.


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The Summer Olympics – Moscow, Soviet Union, began
on this day in1980.

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A view of the 1980 Moscow Olympics opening ceremony.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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The Spanish Civil War began on this day in 1936 as Gen. Francisco Franco led an uprising of army troops based in Spanish North
Africa.

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Mary Jo Kopechne

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Ted Kennedy after the accident.

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Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) 

Nelson Mandela was a South African revolutionary and politician who radically
changed the conditions of the Apartheid state of South Africa by addressing institutionalized racism and inequality. He served 27 years in prison and, upon
his release in 1994, he became South Africa’s first black chief executive, an
office he served for five years. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993
while he was still in prison.

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Rickie Lee Skaggs is 63 years old today.

Rickie Skaggs is a country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and
composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar
and banjo. Skaggs was born in Cordell, Kentucky. He started playing music
at age 5 after he was given a mandolin by his father,

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