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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1963

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Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963)

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It was on this day in 1978.

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In 1987, David Berkowitz claimed to have become an evangelical 

Christian while in prison. According to his personal testimony,
his conversion occurred after reading Psalm 34:6 in a fellow
inmates Bible.

 

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown, New York.

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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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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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All alone on stage, actress Marilyn Monroe sings ‘Happy Birthday’
to President John F. Kennedy, New York, on this day in 1962. 

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President John Kennedy acknowledges cheers at Madison Square
Garden during his pre-birthday salute.

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Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis (Bouvier)
(July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994)

 


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   It was on this day in 1992.

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Amy Elizabeth Fisher will turn 42 August 21.

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Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend is 72 years old today.

Pete Townshend had plans to become a graphic artist before his music career
took off after his grandmother bought him his first guitar in 1956.

After having a spiritual awakening and becoming a Baba disciple, he was one
of very few rock stars who opposed the use of psychedelic drugs.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1954

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On this day in 1973.

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The Buttonwood Agreement on this day in 1792 marked the
beginning of the New York Stock Exchange.Two dozen stock 
brokers met under a buttonwood tree in Lower Manhattan.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on students during an
anti-Vietnam war protest at Kent State University on this day in
1970.

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It was on this day in 1979.

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On this day in 1886.

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It began on this day in 1961.

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