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On this day in 1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth president of the United States in a four-way race ad the American
Civil War nears.

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Election poster, campaign of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin, 1860, lithograph.

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The American Civil War (1861-1865)

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NEWS HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

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On October 10, 1973, after months of maintaining his innocence,
Agnew pleaded no contest to a single felony charge of tax evasion
and resigned from office. He was replaced by House Minority
Leader Gerald Ford (below).

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Gerald Ford (center) was sworn in as Vice President Ford. 

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

Wells is best remembered for the legendary 1938 radio broadcast of “The
War of the Worlds’’, and in film, Citizen Kane (1941), consistently ranked
as one of the greatest films ever made.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Tim maguire
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The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard
M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago,
IL. on this
day in 1960.

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The musical "West Side Story" opened at the Winter Garden Theatre
on this day in 1957.

The Broadway production ran for 732 performances before going on tour. It
was nominated for six
Tony Awards including Best Musical in 1957, but the
Best Musical award went to
Meredith Willson‘s The Music Man.

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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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Richard Rodgers (left) and Oscar Hammerstein ll.

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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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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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The Soviet Union began the Berlin Blockade on this day in 1948.

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William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey
(June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983)

Professional boxer and cultural icon of the 1920s, Jack
Dempsey competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as
the world
heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926.

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Nicknamed "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler".

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It was on this day in 1987.

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John Herbert Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987)

In 1986, doctors determined that Jackie Gleason was suffering from terminal
colon cancer, which had metastasized to his liver. Gleason was also suffering
from diabetes. He kept his medical problems private, although it had been
rumored that he was seriously ill.  A year later, on June 24, 1987, Gleason
died at his Florida home at age 71.

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Jackie Gleason with fellow cast members Art Carney
and Audrey Meadows in The Honeymooners.

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Jackie Gleason as Sheriff Buford T. Justice in the Smokey and the
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series from 1977 into the early 1980s.

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"And awaaay we go!"

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