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It was on this day in 1961.

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On this day in 1970.

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On April 17, 1790, American statesman, printer,
scientist, and writer Benjamin Franklin dies in
Philadelphia at age 84.

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Join, or Die was the first political cartoon published
in America by Benjamin Franklin in The Pennsylvania
Gazette.

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The Mustang convertible Serial #1 introduced on this day in 1964.

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MacArthur vs. Truman: The Showdown That Changed America
on this day in 1951.

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It was on this day in 1814.

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             Napoleon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821) 

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Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as
rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces
seized control on this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1970, Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission
to the moon that was disrupted when an explosion
crippled the spacecraft. The astronauts did return
safely.

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The Apollo 13 lunar landing mission crew: Commander James A.
Lovell Jr. (from left), Command Module pilot John L. Swigert Jr.
and Lunar Module pilot Fred W. Haise Jr.                                  (NASA)

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The liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald was
on this day in 1945.

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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 2003.

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Iraqis kick at the toppled statue of Saddam Hussein.

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America’s first seven astronauts are announced to the world
during a NASA press conference held on this day in 1959.   

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The wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles was
on this day in 2005.

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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960)

Clark Gable worked at an Ohio tire company after dropping out of school
at age 16.

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FORMER ASTRONAUT IS 87 TODAY

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West Point Yearbook.

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Buzz Aldrin (Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr) was born in
Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

Aldrin was the second person to ever walk on the moon, he was
the pilot of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission. He was selected in the third
group of astronauts in 1963 and retired in 1971. His nickname
comes from his older sister’s mispronunciation of the word brother.

 

 

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NASA file photo shows Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon.

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