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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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The Army-McCarthy hearings reached a dramatic high point on
this day in 1954 in an angry, emotion-packed exchange between
Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and Joseph N. Welch, who was
special counsel for the Army.

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Charles John Huffam Dickens
(February 7, 1812 – June 9.1870)
 

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Comedian Richard Pryor suffered near-fatal burns at his home
when a mixture of "free-base" cocaine exploded on this day in
1980.

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Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor
(December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005)

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Secretariat became horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in
25 years by winning the Belmont Stakes on this day in 1973.

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Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss)  (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009) 

Les Paul  was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, which made
the sound of rock and roll possible. Paul taught himself how to play guitar and
while he is mainly known for jazz and popular music, he had an early career in
country music. He is credited with many recording innovations. Although he was
not the first to use the technique, his early experiments with overdubbing, also
known as sound on sound, delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects
and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention.
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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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It was on this day in 1968.

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It began on this day in 1967.

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U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall (above) gave a speech
at Harvard University in which he outlined what became to known
as the Marshall Plan on this day in 1947.


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The first case of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
was observed clinically on this day in 1981.   

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Alan Shepard became the first American in space when he made
a short suborbital flight on this day in 1961.

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On the  day in 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte on his deathbed.

The cause of his death has been debated. Napoleon’s physician, François
Carlo
Antommarchi
, led the autopsy, which found the cause of death to be
stomach cancer. He was 51.

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The member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army died while on
a hunger strike during imprisonment at HM Prison Maze (Long Kesh).

He was the leader of the strike in which prisoners protested against
the removal of Special Category Status.

 

 

 

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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5. The
date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army‘s victory over French
forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General
Ignacio Zaragoza.

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