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TIM MAGUIRE

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Battle of the Little Bighorn began on this day in 1876, when the US 7th
Cavalry under Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer wiped
out by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors led by Chiefs
Crazy Horse and
Sitting Bull in what has become famously known as "Custer’s Last
Stand."

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John Dean began his testimony before the Senate Watergate
Committee on this day in 1973.

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau (June 11, 1910 – June 25, 1997)


Jaques Cousteau was a
French naval officer, explorer, conservationist,
filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who
studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He co-developed the
Aqua-
lung
and pioneered marine conservation.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It took place on this day in 1953.

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The emancipation of slaves was proclaimed in Texas on this day
in 1865. It is the oldest known celebrating commemorating the
ending of slavery in the country.

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Paula Julie Abdul is 55 years young today.

Paula Abdul was inspired to perform by dancer Gene Kelly. She started her
career as an LA Lakers cheerleader and then became a  choreographer. She
won the Lifetime Achievement Award for choreography at The Carnival:
Choreographer’s Ball in 2013.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Astronaut Ed White: First American Spacewalker on this day in
1965.

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Edward Higgins "Ed" White II
(November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967)

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It was on this day in 1989.

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The Duke and Duchess of Windsor after their wedding
at the Chateau de Cande near Tours, France, on this
day in 1937. 

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) Writer and poet

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SANDY KOZEL

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The newborn Dionne Quints of Canada

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The Dionne quintuplets were born on this day in 1934 near
Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. The babies
were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.

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The Dionne Quints, grown up at 18 in 1952.

 

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The remaining Dionne Quintuplets of Canada.   

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Ian Lancaster Fleming (May 28, 1908 – August 12, 1964)

Ian Fleming was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer
who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.

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Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew
Patrick David) (June 23, 1894 – May 28, 1972) 

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National League club owners voted on this day in 1957 to allow the Brooklyn
Dodgers to move to Los Angeles and that the New York Giants could move
to San Francisco.
 

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AUTHOR HAS DIED AT AGE 77

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Robert James Waller (August 1, 1939 – March 10, 2017)

(AP) – Robert James Waller, whose best-selling, bittersweet 1992 novel
"The Bridges of Madison County" was turned into a movie starring Meryl
Streep and Clint Eastwood and a Broadway musical, has died in Texas.  

A longtime friend, Scott Cawelti of Cedar Falls, Iowa, said Weller died
early Friday at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas. He had been
fighting multiple myeloma, a form of cancer.

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