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Nicola Sacco (left)
 and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

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Rudolph Valentino
(Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d’Antonguella)


(May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926)

Italian actor Rudolph Valentino starred in several well-known silent films including
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), The Sheik, Blood and Sand (1922),
The Eagle, (1925) and The Son of the Sheik (1926). He was an early pop icon, a
sex symbol of the 1920s, who was known as the "Latin lover".  He had applied for U.S.citizenship shortly before his untimely death from Pleuritis, an inflammation of 
of the membranes that surround the lungs. He was 31.   

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Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky.

   

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1998 James Byrd (above) was killed in Jasper TX
when he was picked up three white men while hitch-hiking. He
was beaten and chained behind their pick-up truck (below) and
dragged for three miles.

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Takeover was complete on this day in 1948.

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On this day in 1972, the musical "Grease" opened on Broadway.

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Grease closed on Feb. 23, 1997 to make way for a revival of Annie.

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On this day in 1980.

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The burned remains of a C-130 cargo plane used in the aborted
raid to rescue U.S. embassy hostages.

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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand is 75 today.

Barbra Streisand is among a small group of entertainers
who have been honored with an
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar,
and Tony Award
, and is one of only two artists who have
also won a Peabody. Streisand is one of the best-selling
music artists of all time
, with more than 68.5 million albums
in the U.S.and a total of 145 million records sold worldwide.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) 

Queen Elizabeth, the longest reigning monarch in British
history is 91 today.

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The Queen and Prince Philip.

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The notorious German flying ace known as “The Red
Baron”, was killed in action by Allied
fire on this day
in 1918.
 


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The Baron prepares for a flight over British lines in his Fokker
Dr. I Triplane.

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The original Broadway production opened on this day in 1977.

The original Broadway production ran for nearly six years, setting a record for
the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre). It won the Tony Award for Best
Musical.

                           

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ED DONAHUE

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It was on this day in 1994 the civil war erupted in Rwanda.

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Herbert Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce, is shown as he
took part in the first successful public demonstration of inter-
city television broadcasting on this day in 1927.

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Henry Ford’s first car was the Quadricycle, seen here with Ford
in 1896.

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It was on this day in 1947.

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

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On this day in 1949.

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