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Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan left Spain on this day in 1519 to
find a route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. Magellan was killed during
the trip, but one of his ships eventually made the journey.

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On this day in 1958, Martin Luther King, Jr. was signing books at a store in
Harlem when a woman stabbed him in the chest with a letter opener. The
sharp instrument went through his sternum and came close.

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King during his hospital stay.

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Holocaust survivor and Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal died on this
day in 2005. He was 96.

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Wiesenthal’s grave marker in Israel.

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It was on this day in 1973.

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On this day in 1973, singer Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on his way
to Sherman,
TX, for a concert. Maury Muehleisen and four others were also
killed.

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Sophia Loren (Sofia Costanza Brigida Villani Scicolone) 
is 83 today.

Italian actress Sophia Loren won an Academy Award for Best
Actress for her role as Cesira in the 1962 film Two Women. She
voiced the character Mama Topolino in the 2011 Disney feature
Cars 2. Before fame, she was a finalist for a beauty pageant in
Naples at the age of fourteen.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Israel and Palestine signed their first major agreement on this day in 1993. Palestine was granted limited self-government in the Gaza
Strip and in Jericho.

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On this day in 2005, President George W. Bush took responsibility
for the Federal response to Hurricane Katrina.

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President George W. Bush meets with Hurricane Katrina victims in
Biloxi, Miss.

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In New York on this day in 1971, National Guardsmen stormed the
Attica Correctional Facility and put an end to the four-day revolt. A
total of 43 people were killed in the final assault. A committee was organized to investigate the riot on September 30, 1971.

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George Corley Wallace Jr.
(August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998)

Wallace was the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two
nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms. He survived
an assassination attempt in in 1972, but remained wheelchair-
bound until his death from a bacterial infection..

During his final years, Wallace publicly recanted his segregationist
views and asked for forgiveness from African Americans.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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It was on this day in 1972.

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A secret service agent thwarts as assassination attempt on President Gerald
Ford on this date in 1975. He apparently spotted a loaded .45 caliber semi
automatic handgun in the hands of Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme pointed
directly at the President when he reached out and wrestled it way from
her (below).

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 Jack Kerouac’s "On the Road" was first published on this day in
1957.

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Jack Kerouac (Jean-Louis Kérouac)
(March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969)

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Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu)
(August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997)

Mother Teresa was known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of
Calcutta. A controversial figure
during her life and after her death,
Teresa was admired by many for her charitable work and was both 
praised and criticized for her
opposition to abortion.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1964.

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On this day in 1834, Cyrus McCormick patented the first practical mechanical reaper for farming. His invention allowed farmers to
more than double their crop size.

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On this day in 1982, a federal jury found John W. Hinckley Jr. not guilty of attempting to assassinate the president because he was legally insane at
the time he shot President Reagan and three others on March 30, 1981.

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President Reagan waves, then looks up before being shoved (AP)
into Presidential limousine by Secret Service agents after
being shot outside a hotel in Washington in 1981.                

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On this day in 1972

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                On this day in 1911.

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