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The Battle of Saratoga was won by American soldiers during the Revolutionary War on this day in 1777.

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A picture from the Police Gazette, showing a dying
President Garfield being comforted by his wife
Lucretia on this day in 1881.

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On this day in 1934.

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann (1899-1936) arrested as
a suspect in the Lindbergh kidnapping.

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Charles Lindbergh Jr.

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On this day in 1995.          

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Theodore John Kaczynski turned 75 in May.

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The CBS sitcom debuted on this day in 1970 and ran
till March 19, 1977.  It is one of the most acclaimed TV
programs in US television history. It received high
praise from critics during its run, including Emmy
Awards
for Outstanding Comedy Series three years
in a row (1975–77), and continued to be honored long
after the final episode aired. In 2013, the Writers Guild
of America
ranked The Mary Tyler Moore Show No. 6
in its list of the 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time

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Mary Tyler Moore (December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017)

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The Fugitive Slave Act was declared by the U.S. Congress on this day in
1850. The act allowed slave owners to claim slaves that had escaped into
other states.

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On this day in 2001, Anthrax tainted letters were sent to the
National Broadcasting System and The New York Post.

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Gloved hands sorting through mail during 2001 anthrax scare.     
      
      

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On this day in 1975.

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On this day in 1961, UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld died along with
15 others in a plane crash in the African bush during a peace mission to the
Congo.

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The scattered wreckage of the DC6B plane that had carried Dag Hammarskjöld.

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Greta Garbo
(Greta Lovisa Gustafsson)
(September 18, 1905 – April 15, 1990)

Greta Garbo was a Swedishborn American film actress during the 1920s
and 1930s. She was nominated three times for the Academy Award for
Best Actress
and received an Academy Honorary Award in 1954 for her
"luminous and unforgettable screen performances." In 1999, the American
Film Institute
ranked Garbo fifth on their list of the greatest female stars of
classic Hollywood cinema
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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (Johnny Allen Hendrix)
(November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970)

On this day in 1970, rock guitarist, and singer/songwriter, Jimi Hendrix died
in his London apartment at the age of 27. The death was from an overdose
of sleeping pills. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably
the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".   

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President Gerald Ford announced a conditional amnesty program
for draft-evaders and deserters during the Vietnam War on this day
in 1974.

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President Gerald R. Ford.

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On this day in 1982, In west Beirut, the massacre of hundreds
of Palestinian men, women and children began in refugee
camps of the Lebanese Christian militiamen.

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A painting of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.

The Mexicans began a revolt against Spanish rule on this day in 1810.
 
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest of Spanish descent, declared Mexico’s independence from Spain in the small town of Dolores.

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B.B. King (Riley B. King)
(September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015)

Legendary blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter B.B. King won a Grammy
Hall of Fame Award for his 1969 song "The Thrill is Gone." He grew up with
his grandmother because his mother was too poor to take care of him. His 
mother’s cousin gave him his first guitar.

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CHARACTER ACTOR HAS DIED AT 91

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From Alien, 1979.

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Harry Dean Stanton
(July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017)


Stanton died on Friday at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los
Angeles
, California. His career spanned over 60 years.

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It was on this day in 1963.

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On this day in 2005, President George W. Bush spoke to the nation
from New Orleans, promising the United States government will pay
most of the costs of rebuilding the Gulf Coast ravaged by Hurricane
Katrina. It would be one of the largest reconstruction projects the
world has ever seen.

Bush acknowledged his administration had failed to adequately
respond to Hurricane Katrina, which killed hundreds of people
across five states.

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The Nuremberg Laws were enacted by Nazi Germany on this day in
1935. The act stripped all German Jews of their civil rights and the swastika was made the official symbol of Nazi Germany.

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On this day in 1950, U.N. forces landed at Inchon, Korea in an
attempt to relieve South Korean forces and recapture Seoul.

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British-Hessian troops under the command of General Howe march
through New York as they took over the city during the American
Revolution on this day in 1776. 

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British troops landing at Kip’s Bay, Manhattan, New York.

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William Oliver Stone is 71 years old today.

Oliver Stone is a screenwriter, film producer, and director of motion
pictures
and documentaries. Stone won an Academy Award for Best
Adapted Screenplay
as writer of Midnight Express(1978). He also
wrote the acclaimed gangster movie Scarface (1983). As a director,
Stone achieved prominence as director/writer of the war drama
Platoon
(1986).  

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