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On this day in 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt won an
unprecedented third term in office.

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The U.S. presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. The Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon,
defeated the Democratic nominee, incumbent Vice President
Hubert Humphrey.

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After more than a year out of the ring, on this day in 1994, George
Foreman took on the new champ, Michael Moorer, and knocked
him out in the 10th round. With the victory, at the age of 45, he
became the oldest fighter ever to win the heavyweight crown
as well as the boxer with the most time between one world
championship and the next. Foreman ultimately retired in 1997
after compiling an amazing 76-5 career record.

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George Edward Foreman turned 69 in January.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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On this day in 1979. Iranian militants seized the U.S. embassy in
Tehran and took 63 Americans hostage (90 total hostages). The
militants, mostly students, demanded that the U.S. send the
former shah back to Iran to stand trial. Many hostages were
later released, but 52 were held for the next 14 months.

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Iranian students stand guard in front of the entrance of the U.S.
Embassy in Tehran.

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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, 73 years old, was assassinated
by right-wing Israeli Yigal Amir after attending a peace rally on this
day in 1995.

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World leaders watch as the coffin of assassinated Israeli Prime
Minister Yitzhak Rabin is placed on a stand during funeral
services November 6.

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HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

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The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American
colonies on this day in 1765. The act was repealed in March of
1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory
Acts which asserted that the British government had free and
total legislative power of the colonies.

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On this day in 1952, the United States exploded the first hydrogen
bomb on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door
of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.

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Martin Luther statue in Wittenberg, Germany.

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North Vietnam on this day in 1968. He also announced his intention
not to run for re-election.

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Above — a B-52 bomber drops a load of conventional bombs on
North Vietnam.

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On this day in 1938, Orson Welles’ "The War of the Worlds" aired on
CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.

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Welles takes questions from reporters at a press conference the day
after the broadcast, on October 31, 1938. He told them that no one connected with the broadcast had any idea it would cause panic.

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

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