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The Battle of Saratoga was won by American soldiers during the Revolutionary War on this day in 1777.

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A picture from the Police Gazette, showing a dying
President Garfield being comforted by his wife
Lucretia on this day in 1881.

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On this day in 1934.

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann (1899-1936) arrested as
a suspect in the Lindbergh kidnapping.

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Charles Lindbergh Jr.

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On this day in 1995.          

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Theodore John Kaczynski turned 75 in May.

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The CBS sitcom debuted on this day in 1970 and ran
till March 19, 1977.  It is one of the most acclaimed TV
programs in US television history. It received high
praise from critics during its run, including Emmy
Awards
for Outstanding Comedy Series three years
in a row (1975–77), and continued to be honored long
after the final episode aired. In 2013, the Writers Guild
of America
ranked The Mary Tyler Moore Show No. 6
in its list of the 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time

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Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Battle of Antietam took place during the American Civil War on this day in
1862. More than 23,000 men were killed, wounded, or missing. The Rebel
advance was ended with heavy losses to both armies.

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The Constitution of the United States of America was signed by delegates at
the Constitutional Convention on this day in 1787.

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Hiram King
"Hank" Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953)

Regarded as one of the most significant and influential American singers
and songwriters of the 20th century. Williams recorded 35 singles, five
released posthumously, that reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Country
& Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one, three posthumously.

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Hank Williams on the fiddle with Big Bill Lister on guitar

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"M*A*S*H" premiered on CBS-TV on this day in 1972.

The series ended on February 28, 1983, with the finale,
showcased  as a
television film, titled "Goodbye, Farewell
and Amen
",  becoming the most-watched and highest-rated
single television
episode in U.S. television history at the time.  

       

        
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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Confederates defeated Union forces at the second Battle of Bull 
Run in Manassas,
VA. on this day in 1862.

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Thurgood Marshall was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a Supreme Court justice on this day in 1967.

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Guion Bluford, first African American in space

The space shuttle Challenger blasted off with Guion S. Bluford Jr.
aboard on this day in 1983. He was the first black American to
travel in space.

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Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. will be 75 on November 22.

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Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit
Tigers on this day in 1905.

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On CBS-TV "The Late Show with David Letterman" premiered
on this day in 1993.

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President Johnson (far right) signs the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in
the White House East Room as congressional leaders look on.

On this day in 1964,  Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin resolution,
which gave President Johnson broad powers in dealing with reported 
North
Vietnamese attacks on U.S. forces.

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U.S. forces landed at Guadalcanal on this day in 1942, marking
the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during
World War II.

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The balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which had carried a six-man crew
4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a
Polynesian archipelago on this day in 1947. The crew made
successful landfall and all returned safely.

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Barry Bonds watches his 756th career home run head for the right- 
center-field bleachers.

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Oliver Norvell "Babe" Hardy (Norvell Hardy)
(January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957)

Oliver Hardy was comic actor and one half of Laurel and
Hardy
, the classic double act that began in the era of
silent films and lasted 25 years, from 1927-1951.

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From left: Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy



Grave of Oliver Hardy, at Valhalla Memorial Park 
Cemetery
in North Hollywood.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The battle began on this day in 1861 at Manassas Junction, VA.
and the Confederates won the battle.

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The "Monkey Trial" ended on this day in 1925 in Dayton, TN. John T. Scopes
was convicted and fined $100 for violating the state prohibition on teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution. The conviction was later overturned on a legal technicality because the judge had set the fine instead of the jury.

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John T. Scopes

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That first war ended on this day in 1954.

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Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961)

Ernest Hemingway was an American modernist author whose most
famous works include The Old Man and the Sea, A Farewell to Arms,
and For Whom the Bell Tolls. A Nobel Prize-winning author associated
with the "Lost Generation," Hemingway became known for both his
adventurous lifestyle and his eloquently sparse literary aesthetic.

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