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The Lusitania, a civilian ship, was sunk by a German submarine
on this day in 1915.

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Germany signed unconditional surrender ending World War II on
this day in 1945. It would take effect the next day.

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It was on this day in 1954.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893)   

Tchaikovsky is famous for composing "The Nutcracker" ballet, as well
as numerous symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, and chamber-
music pieces. He’s remembered as one of classical music’s most
popular composers. He began taking piano lessons when he was
five and was able to read music at the same level as his first piano
teacher in only three years.

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SANDY KOZEL

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Edward R. Murrow on the CBS set of See It Now.

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"The Monitor and Merrimac: The First Fight Between Ironclads"
during the  Battle of Hampton Roads in 1862.
 

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George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen.

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George Burns (Nathan Birnbaum) (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)

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MIKE GRACIA

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Walter Cronkite’s last day in the anchor chair at the CBS Evening
News.

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Robert "Rob" Reiner is 70 years old today.

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Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973)

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