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Freedom from Want, March 6, 1943, Norman Rockwell.

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The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American colonies on this
day in 1765. The act was repealed in March of 1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts which asserted that the British
government had free and total legislative power of the colonies.

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The mushroom cloud of the first test of a hydrogen bomb ,

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United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb on Eniwetok Atoll in the 
Marshall Islands on this day in 1952.

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Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first shown
to the public on this day in 1512.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564)

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On this day in 1954, Algeria began to rebel against French rule.

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Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1954 – November 1, 1999)

Payton died from the complications that arose from bile duct cancer. During
the same week, the NFL held special ceremonies to commemorate his career
and legacy. In addition, the Chicago Bears wore special #34 patches on
their jerseys to honor Payton. His body was
cremated after his death.

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PAINTER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1881

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Pablo Picasso (October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973)  

Pablo Picasso was a 20th-century Spanish painter and
sculptor who co-founded the Cubist movement and co-
invented several new styles of art, including constructed
sculpture, collage, and the plastic arts.

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Dora Maar au Chat By Pablo Picasso.

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Head of a Woman (Fernande) sculpture by Picasso.

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President Gerald Ford announced a conditional amnesty program
for draft-evaders and deserters during the Vietnam War on this day
in 1974.

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President Gerald R. Ford.

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On this day in 1982, In west Beirut, the massacre of hundreds
of Palestinian men, women and children began in refugee
camps of the Lebanese Christian militiamen.

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A painting of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.

The Mexicans began a revolt against Spanish rule on this day in 1810.
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest of Spanish descent, declared Mexico’s independence from Spain in the small town of Dolores.

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B.B. King (Riley B. King)
(September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015)

Legendary blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter B.B. King won a Grammy
Hall of Fame Award for his 1969 song "The Thrill is Gone." He grew up with
his grandmother because his mother was too poor to take care of him. His 
mother’s cousin gave him his first guitar.

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THIS BRAND OF BREAD GOES BACK TO 1942

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Sunbeam’s long-time mascot, Little Miss Sunbeam.

Sunbeam Bread is a franchised brand of white bread, rolls, and other baked
goods owned by the Quality Bakers of America cooperative, The bread
products are produced and distributed by regional bakeries.  

The brand and its marketing symbol of a young child was launched in 1942
and was first marketed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Illustrator Ellen Barbara Segner with a Miss Sunbeam model,
six-year-old Donna Kay Ericksen of Champaign, IL.

In 1942, illustrator Ellen Segner (above) was commissioned by the Quality
Bakers of America to create a marketing symbol of a young child. Over six
months she submitted hundreds of sketches before coming across the girl
who would become the first Miss Sunbeam in Southern Indiana. The image
of the holiday Little Miss Sunbeam first appeared on a billboard in the 1950s.

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