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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 2003.

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Iraqis kick at the toppled statue of Saddam Hussein.

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America’s first seven astronauts are announced to the world
during a NASA press conference held on this day in 1959.   

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The wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles was
on this day in 2005.

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MIKE GRACIA


On this day in 1911, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. 

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Former President George H.W. Bush skydiving to celebrate his
72nd birthday on this day in 1997.

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In this March 25, 1965 file photo, state troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their five-day march from Selma, Ala.
State troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their
five-day march from Selma, Alabama on this day in 1965.

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Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to the crowd of marchers at the
state capital in Alabama.

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Aerial photo shows crowd of thousands assembled in front of the 
Capitol.

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Aretha Louise Franklin is 75 today.

Aretha Franklin started singing at her father’s church after her
mother’s death and launched her solo career when she was
eighteen.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1965.

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On this day in 1960

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Johann Sebastian Bach  (March 21, 1685 – July 28, 1750)

Bach’s abilities as an organist were highly respected during his lifetime and
he is now generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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1965

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1972

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James Stephen "Steve" Fossett
(April 22, 1944 –  September 3, 2007)

Fossett died when his light plane crashed in the Sierra Nevada Mountains,
California.

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President Clinton (center) with other world leaders came to pay
tribute at the funeral of Jordan’s King Hussein in 1999.

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The Orangeburg Massacre was a deadly protest in Orangeburg,
South Carolina in 1968.

 

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A 1915  silent epic drama film released on this day.

 

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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)

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