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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1962, the Soviet Union exchanged captured U.S.
U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers (left) for the Soviet spy Rudolph
Ivanovich Abel (right) being held by the United States.
       

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The Glienicke bridge just after the Powers swap.

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HISTORY HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN 2001

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The 9/11 memorial and ground zero today.

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Camille Bohannon

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It began on this day in 1965.

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President Ronald Reagan’s bombing Russia joke during a voice
test for a political advertisement causes a Cold War flap on this
day in 1984.

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On this day in 1992, in Bloomington, MN, the Mall of America
opened. It was the largest shopping mall in the
United States.

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Haley’s photo from his Service Record.

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Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley
(August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992)

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Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956)

Jackson Pollock was one of the greatest artists of his generation, well known
for his innovative style of drip painting (shown below). He died at the age of
44 after driving drunk and crashing into a tree in New York.   

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Skynyrd's chartered Convair 240
The Convair 240 aircraft, registration N55VM, before the fatal crash 
in 1977.

 

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John Denver (Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.)
(December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997)



John Denver and his Long-EZ aircraft.

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