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The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American
colonies on this day in 1765. The act was repealed in March of
1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory
Acts which asserted that the British government had free and
total legislative power of the colonies.

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On this day in 1952, the United States exploded the first hydrogen
bomb on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin
E. Aldrin, Jr. became the first men to walk on the moon.

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Neil Alden Armstrong                                Buzz Aldrin 
                                                                     (Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.)

                              Circular insignia: Eagle with wings outstretched holds olive branch on Moon with Earth in background, in blue and gold border.                          

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On this day in 1976, America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful landing on Mars.

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A Viking lander being tested in the Mojave Desert prior to launch.

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On this day in 1944, Nazi Germany’s Adolf Hitler cheats death as a
bomb planted in a briefcase goes off, but fails to kill him. Hitler
(second from left) Shows Mussolini the Destroyed Barracks at
"The Wolfschanze" shortly after the assassination attempt.

Assasination newspaper

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Mountaineer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
(July 20, 1919 – January 11, 2008) 

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Musician Carlos Santana is 71 years old today.

Guitarist Carlos Santana blended rock with Latin American
music and fronted
Santana. He won the Best Rock Album
and the Album of the Year Grammys for Supernatural, two
of the eight total Grammys he won in 2000.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1945, the United States detonated the first atomic
bomb in a test at Alamogordo, NM.

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On this day in 1973, Alexander P. Butterfield informed the Senate committee investigating the Watergate affair of the existence of
President Nixon’s recorded White House tapes.

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Alexander Porter Butterfield testifying before the Senate
committee.

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It was on this day in 1999.

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On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, FL,
and began the first manned mission to land on the moon.

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The Apollo 11 lunar landing mission crew, from left to right, Neil 
A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module
pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.

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After a highly publicized six-week jury trial, Martha Stewart was found guilty in March 2004 of felony charges of conspiracy, obstruction of
an agency proceeding, and making false statements to the federal
investigators, and was sentenced July 16, 2004 to serve a five-month term in a federal correctional facility and supervised release for a two-year period (to include five months of electronic monitoring
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Inmates sit in their bunks at a women’s prison in Alabama.

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The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American colonies on this
day in 1765. The act was repealed in March of 1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts which asserted that the British
government had free and total legislative power of the colonies.

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The
United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb on Eniwetok Atoll in the 
Marshall Islands on this day in 1952.

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Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first shown
to the public on this day in 1512.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564)

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On this day in 1954, Algeria began to rebel against French rule.

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Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1954 – November 1, 1999)

Payton died from the complications that arose from bile duct cancer. During
the same week, the NFL held special ceremonies to commemorate his career
and legacy. In addition, the Chicago Bears wore special #34 patches on
their jerseys to honor Payton. His body was
cremated after his death.

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On this day in 1945 a B-29 bomber, known as the Enola Gay, dropped the
first atomic bomb on an inhabited area. The bomb named "Little Boy" was
dropped over the center of Hiroshima, Japan. An estimated 140,000 people
were killed.

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Pictured is a mockup of "Little Boy," the atomic bomb that was
dropped that morning on Hiroshima.

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The Voting Rights Act was signed by
President Lyndon B. Johnson 
on this day in 1965.

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Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini)
(September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978)

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Sir Alexander Fleming (August 6, 1881 – March 11, 1955) 

Scottish biologist, pharmacologist, and botanist Alexander Fleming 
shared the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for helping
to discover the antibiotic substance penicillin in 1928. His discovery
marked the start of modes antibiotics, which changed the medical
world forever. He worked in shipping before going to medical school
at the recommendation of his brother.

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