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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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SANDY KOZEL

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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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September 18, 1975, after crisscrossing the country with her captors–
or conspirators–for more than a year, Patty Hearst, or “Tania,” as
she called herself, was captured in a San Francisco apartment and
arrested for armed robbery. Despite her later claim that she had
been brainwashed by the SLA, she was convicted on March 20, 1976,
and sentenced to seven years in prison. Her prison sentence was commuted by President
Jimmy Carter and she was released in
February 1979. She later married her bodyguard. In 2001, she
received a full pardon from President
Bill Clinton.

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Patty Hearst poses with a Symbionese Liberation Army poster.

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On this day in 2001, Letters postmarked in Trenton, N.J., and later
tested positive for anthrax, were sent to the New York Post and
NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw.

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Thomas A. Edison announced the invention of his phonograph
on this day in 1877.

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President Richard M. Nixon‘s attorney announced the presence of        
an 18 minute gap in one of the White House tape recordings 
related to the Watergate case on this day in 1973.

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President Richard Nixon holds a press conference upon release of 
the White House tapes.

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Ottilie Lundgren, 94, of Oxford, Connecticut was the final victim
to die in America’s Anthrax scare. Four had died before her.

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On this day in 1985, former
U.S. Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan
Jay Pollard was arrested after being accused of spying for Israel. He
was later sentenced to life in prison.

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On this day in 1934, the Cole Porter musical "Anything Goes"
opened on Broadway.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1966, Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard was acquitted in his
second trial of charges he had murdered his pregnant wife, Marilyn,
in 1954.


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The
United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic
relations for the first time on this day in 1933.

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William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (January 25, 1891 – February 15, 1967)

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On this day in 2001, a second Anthrax letter found addressed to
Capitol Hill.



A hazmat team at the Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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William Holden
(
William Franklin Beedle Jr.)  
(April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981)

According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s autopsy
report, Holden was alone and intoxicated in his apartment
in Santa Monica, California, on November 12, 1981, when
he slipped on a rug, severely lacerating his forehead on a 
bedside table, and bled to death. His body was found four
days later on this day in 1981.

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William Holden in The Wild Bunch (1969)

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The musical "The Sound of Music" opened on Broadway at the
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on this day in 1959.

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Thomas Edison invented a workable electric incandescent lamp on this day in
1879. It would last 13 1/2 hours before it would burn out.

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Anthrax scare claims first two U.S. Postal workers in Washington,
D.C. on this day in 2001.

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The Battle of Trafalgar occurred off the coast of Spain on this day in 1805. The British defeated the French and Spanish fleet.

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On this day in 1931.

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On this day in 1962, the above three scientists shared the Nobel
Prize for their DNA work.

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The Anthrax scare hits CBS in New York on this day in
2001.
    
        
   

CBS News announced that an employee in Dan Rather’s office had tested
positive for skin anthrax.

The FBI and Postal Service announced a $1 million reward for information
leading to the arrest of those responsible for the anthrax mailings.

     
     

    
    
    
    
    
    

   
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On this day in 2001, four disciples of Osama bin Laden, convicted in the
1998 bombing of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, were sentenced
to life in prison and ordered to pay $33 million in restitution to victims.

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On this day in 1968, two black athletes, Tommie Smith (center) and John
Carlos, (right) were suspended by the
U.S. Olympic Committee for giving
a "black power" salute during a ceremony at the Summer Olympics in
Mexico City.

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Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017)

Chuck Berry is one of the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll who released influential
songs such as "Maybellene" and "Johnny B. Goode."

He became immortalized for songs such as "Roll Over Beethoven," which
reached  #29 on the Billboard Top 100 chart.

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