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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ED DANAHUE

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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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MIKE  GRACIA

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Booker Taliaferro Washington
(April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915)

Booker T. Washington was an American educator, author,
orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States and
was the dominant leader in the
African American community
between 1890 and 1915.

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SANDY KOZEL

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Maya Angelou (Marguerite Annie Johnson)  
(April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014)

An African-American poet and author, Maya Angelou is
known for her 1969 autobiography I Know Why the Caged
Bird Sings, as well as for her poem "On the Pulse of
Morning." Her 1971 poetry collection, Just Give Me a Cool
Drink of Water ‘fore I Diiie, was nominated for the Pulitzer
Prize. She was mute for five years as the result of trauma
and, during this period,
developed her lifelong love of
literature.

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Doris Day (Doris Mary Ann Kappelhof)


Popular singer and retired romantic comedy film actress Doris Day received
an Academy Award for her performance in the 1959 movie “Pillow Talk” with
Rock Hudson. She fibbed about her age so she could sing professionally
with big bands. In 1989 Doris Day was given the
Cecil B. DeMille Award for
lifetime achievement in motion pictures. In 2004, she was awarded the
Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush for her work
on behalf of animal welfare.
Since her retirement from films, Doris Day has
lived in
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California where she has many pets and adopts
stray animals.

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MIKE GRACIA

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