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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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SANDY KOZEL

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President Clinton taking the oath before giving his testimony.

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It was on this day in 1998, President Bill Clinton’s testimony in the
Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on television.

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Clinton greets Lewinsky at a fundraiser before the scandal broke.

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On this day in 1981, the U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor
to be the first female justice on the
U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Justice-nominee Sandra Day O’Connor talks with President Ronald Reagan outside the White House, July 15, 1981.

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Sandra Day O’Connor turned 88 in March.

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On this day in 1970, "NFL Monday Night Football" made its debut on ABC-TV. The game was between the Cleveland Browns and the New
York Jets. The Browns won 31-21.


From left to right: Howard Cosell, Keith Jackson and Don Meredith,
the original sportscasters for “Monday Night Football” at the first
game between the Jets and Browns.

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Stephen Edwin King is 71 years old today.

Author Stephen King ‘s bestselling horror, science fiction,
and suspense novels include Carrie, The Shining, Misery,
and The Dark Tower series. His numerous literary honors
include a
Bram Stoker Award, an O. Henry Award, and a
National Book Foundation Medal.

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From The shining (1980) starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.

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ED DONAHUE

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On this day in 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan left
Spain to find a route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. Magellan
was killed during the trip, but one of his ships eventually made the journey.

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Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – April 27,1521)

Magellan was killed in the Philippines during the
Battle of Mactan by soldiers of  leader Lapu-Lap.

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The statue of Lapu-Lapu on Mactan Island.

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James Joseph "Jim" Croce
(January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973)

On this day in 1973, pop singer Jim Croce was killed along
with five others in a plane crash on his way to Sherman,
TX, for a concert. He was only 30 years old.

Croce released five studio albums and singles. His songs
"
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle" reached
No. 1 on the
Billboard Hot 100
chart.

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Croce’s chartered Beechcraft E18S crashed into a tree
during take-off from the
Natchitoches Regional Airport

in
Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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It was on this day in 1958.


Dr. Emil A. Naclerio, member of the surgical team that operated
on the Rev. Martin Luther King, is shown at King’s bedside in
Harlem Hospital in New York on Sept. 21, 1958.

    
    

    
     Izola Ware Curry enters a New York City police station, Sept. 20, 1958, where she was questioned in the stabbing of photo
    Police officers arrest Izola Curry, King’s would-be assassin.

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SANDY KOZEL

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The Fugitive Slave Act was declared by the U.S. Congress on this
day in 1850. The act allowed slave owners to claim slaves that had escaped into other states.

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September 18, 1975, after crisscrossing the country with her captors–
or conspirators–for more than a year, Patty Hearst, or “Tania,” as
she called herself, was captured in a San Francisco apartment and
arrested for armed robbery. Despite her later claim that she had
been brainwashed by the SLA, she was convicted on March 20, 1976,
and sentenced to seven years in prison. Her prison sentence was commuted by President
Jimmy Carter and she was released in
February 1979. She later married her bodyguard. In 2001, she
received a full pardon from President
Bill Clinton.

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Patty Hearst poses with a Symbionese Liberation Army poster.

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On this day in 2001, Letters postmarked in Trenton, N.J., and later
tested positive for anthrax, were sent to the New York Post and
NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1974, President Gerald Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for draft-evaders and deserters during the Vietnam War.

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In west Beirut on this day in 1982, the massacre of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children began in refugee camps
of the Lebanese Christian militiamen.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1963, a bomb explodes during Sunday morning services in
the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham,
Alabama, killing four young
girls.

With its large African-American congregation, the 16th Street Baptist Church
served as a meeting place for civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr.,
who once called Birmingham a “symbol of hardcore resistance to integration.” Alabama’s governor, George Wallace, made preserving racial segregation one
of the central goals of his administration. Birmingham had one of the most
violent and lawless chapters of the
Ku Klux Klan.

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On this day in 1950 During the Korean War, U.S. Marines land at Inchon on
the west coast of Korea, 100 miles south of the 38th parallel and just 25 miles
from Seoul. The location had been criticized as too risky, but U.N. Supreme Commander
Douglas MacArthur (below) insisted on carrying out the landing.


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General Douglas MacArthur (center) observes the shelling of
lightly defended Incheon from the U.S. Navy amphibious force
command ship USS Mount McKinley.   

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