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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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The armistice agreement that ended the Korean War was signed at Panmunjon, Korea on this day in 1953.

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The U.S. Congress asked for impeachment procedures against
President Richard Nixon on this day in 1974.
 

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It was on this day in 1996.

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The blast site is seen during the investigation immediately following
the bombing.

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On this day in 1980, the deposed shah of Iran, Muhammad Riza
Pahlavi, died of cancer in a hospital near Cairo, Egypt.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 – July    27, 1980)

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Bob Hope (Leslie Townes Hope) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

Bob Hope, was an English-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian,
actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career that spanned
nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in
more than 70 short and feature films,
with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven
"
Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope’s top-billed
partner.

In addition to hosting the Academy Awards show 19 times, more than
any other host, he appeared in many stage productions and television 
roles, and was the author of 14 books.
Hope retired in 1997, and died at
the age of 100 in 2003, at his home in the Toluca Lake neighborhood of
Los Angeles.


Bob Hope performs for servicemen at Munda Airstrip, New Georgia,
Solomon Islands, in 1944.

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Bob Hope in the guest chair on the Tonight Show with host Johnny
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The song "Thanks for the Memory” was Hope’s
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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The first major battle of the U.S. Civil War began on this day in
1861. It was the Battle of Bull Run at Manassas Junction,
VA. The Confederates won the battle.

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The "Monkey Trial" ended in Dayton, TN. on this day in 1925. John
T. Scopes was convicted and fined $100 for violating the state law
on teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution. The conviction was later
overturned on a legal technicality because the judge had set the
fine instead of the jury.

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Photo taken of Clarence Darrow (left) and William Jennings Bryan
(right) during the Scopes Trial in 1925.

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John Thomas Scopes.

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The Geneva Conference partitioned Vietnam into North Vietnam and South Vietnam on this day in 1954.


The Geneva Conference of 1954.

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Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was a
Pulitzer and Nobel Prize American novelist/short story writer.

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Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was
popular actor and comedian.

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Mork & Mindy sitcom aired on ABC from September
14, 1978 to May 27, 1982.

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PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

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Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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The assassination on this day in 1914 sparked World War-ll.

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On this day in 2000, six-year-old Elián González returned to Cuba
from the U.S. with his father. The child had been the center of an international custody dispute.

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Federal agents seized Elián González, held in a closet by Donato Dalrymple, in Miami in April 2000. Dalrymple rescued the boy
from the ocean after his mother drowned when they tried to
escape Cuba.

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On this day in 1997, boxer Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting
part of Evander Holyfield’s ear after three rounds of their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas,
NV
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Referee Mills Lane checks the ear of WBA heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield after it was bitten by Mike Tyson.

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Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979)

Richard Rodgers was an American composer, with over 900 songs and
43
Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant
composers of 20th century American music. He is best known for his
songwriting partnerships with the
lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar
Hammerstein II
. His compositions have had a significant impact on
popular music.

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Mel Brooks (Melvin Kaminsky) is 92 years old today.


Mel Brooks was the director of the classic satirical comedies
Blazing
Saddles
(1974), Young Frankenstein (1974), Spaceballs (1987), High
Anxiety
(1977),
The Producers (1967) and Robin Hood: Men in Tights
(1993).
Brooks belongs to an exclusive club of entertainers as the
recipient of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

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Mel Brooks in Spaceballs.

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COMEDY ACTOR HAS DIED AT 49

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Verne Troyer (January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018) Was born in Sturgis, Michigan.

(CNN) — Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in two of the Austin Powers
comedy films, has died at the age of 49. According to statements posted
to his social media accounts Saturday, no cause of death was immediately 
released. Various reports stated,Troyer was hospitalized earlier this month
after emergency responders in Los Angeles were dispatched to his home.

Mike Meyers (l) and Verne Troyer Star In Austin Powers
Mike Myers (right) and Verne Troyer starring in Austin Powers,
1997.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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DAVID MELENDY

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In Blacksburg, VA, on this day in 2007, a student killed 33 people at Virginia Tech before killing himself.

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The 23-year-old student gunman Seung-Hui Cho.

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In Texas City, TX. on this day in 1947, the French ship Grandcamp, carrying ammonium nitrate fertilizer, caught fire and blew up, leaving
576 people dead.

    
   
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On this day in 1917, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin returned to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution after years of exile.

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)

Comedic silent film icon Charlie Chaplin gained world fame for portraying
his character, The Tramp (1915) and starred in
The Great Dictator (1940)
and
Modern Times. He had a career that lasted over 75 years, and became
one of the most important people in film history.

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On this day in 1996, Britain’s Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah, the Duchess of York, announced that they were in the process of getting
a divorce.

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The Rolling Stones released their debut album on this day in 1964.

   

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Michael Jordan played his last NBA game on this day in 2003.

Michael Jordan, who was on the bench and unlikely to enter the game,
was re-inserted into the line-up by Washington Wizards coach Doug
Collins with 2:35 left in the fourth quarter after the crowd of 20,000+
chanted Michael’s name.

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