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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

    
    
   

    
    
    

    
    
    
    
    
    
   

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During the Revolutionary War on this day in 1781, American forces
began the siege on Yorktown,
VA. as the last battle of the war begins.  

    
    
   

Storming of Redoubt #10.

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Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull, depicts the British surrendering to Benjamin Lincoln, flanked by French (left) and American troops.        


    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
   
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The first around-the-world flight was completed by two U.S. Army
planes when they landed in Seattle,
WA. on this day in 19244. The
trip took 175 days.

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HISTORY HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN 2001

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The 9/11 memorial and ground zero today.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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The 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect on this
day in 1920. The amendment prohibited discrimination on the basis
of sex in the voting booth.

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Investigators pinpoint the cause of the Space Shuttle Columbia
disaster on this day in 2003.

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NASA space shuttle program manager Ron
Dittemore holds a piece of insulation foam
from an external fuel tank to describe how
a piece hit the underside of the shuttle
during the craft’s liftoff.

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It was on this day in 1974.

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh
(February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

    
    
    
    
    
    

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Soviet hard-liners announced that President Mikhail Gorbachev had
been removed from power on this day in 1991. Gorbachev returned
to power two days later.

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Adolf Hitler was approved for sole executive power in Germany as Fuehrer on this day in 1934.

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Francis Gary Powers (far right) an American U-2 pilot, was convicted
of espionage in Moscow on this day in 1960.

    
    

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  Pilot Francis Gary Powers and his U-2 spy plane.

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It was on this day in1977. The comedian was 86.

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FATAL PLANE CRASH ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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Will Rogers and Wiley Post were killed in a plane crash near Point
Barrow,
AK.on this day in 1935.  Post and American humorist Will
Rogers perished when the aircraft Post was piloting crashed on
takeoff from a lagoon near Point Barrow in the Territory of Alaska.

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Will Rogers (left) and Wiley Post before taking off for Alaska.

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