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CARLATA BRADLEY

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1962   

           
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Francis Gary Powers (17 August 1929 – 1 August 1977).

                                

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1992

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1949 Broadway opening on this day.

 

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Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005)

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HERO PILOT “SULLY’’ IS 66 TODAY

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U.S. Air Force Academy.

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Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger III was born in Denison, TX.

Famous U.S. Airways pilot and hero Chesley Sullenberger safely landed a
passenger jet on the Hudson River. He was ranked #2 in TIME Magazine’s
2009 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Heroes and Icons.

 

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Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger in the cockpit moments before
taking off from La Guardia Airport on January 15, 2009.

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US Airways Flight 1549 afloat in the Hudson River.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Concorde makes its first commercial flights from London and Paris
in 1976.

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PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER

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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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SANDY KOZEL

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Richard Milhous Nixon
(January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994)

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