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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1997, Timothy McVeigh, a former U.S. Army soldier, 
was convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role
in the 1995 terrorist bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal
Building in Oklahoma City
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Elizabeth was crowned queen of England at Westminster Abbey on
this day in 1953.

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Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) turned 92 in April.

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On this day in 1979, Pope John Paul II arrived in his native Poland on
the first visit by a pope to a Communist country. The Pope is shown
kissing Polish ground upon his first return to his country.

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It was on this day in 1941.

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On July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered his famed "Luckiest Man"
speech in front of a sold out crowd in Yankee Stadium.

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Babe Ruth attends the open casket funeral of Lou Gehrig on June
4, 1941.

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Henry Louis Gehrig (born "Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig")
(June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941)

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FAMOUS PHYSICIST HAS DIED AT 76

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Stephen Hawking and wife Jane Wilde on Their Wedding
Day In 1965.

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Stephen William Hawking  (January 8, 1942 – March 14, 2018) 

LONDON (AP) — Family spokesman says physicist Stephen Hawking has
died at the age of 76. Hawking had a rare early-onset slow-progressing form
of
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease
or
Lou Gehrig’s disease, that gradually paralyzed him over the decades.

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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 The act was repealed in March of 1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts which asserted that the British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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The
United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb on Eniwetok Atoll in the 
Marshall Islands on this day in 1952.

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Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first shown
to the public on this day in 1512.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564)

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On this day in 1954, Algeria began to rebel against French rule.

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Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1954 – November 1, 1999)

Payton died from the complications that arose from bile duct cancer. During
the same week, the NFL held special ceremonies to commemorate his career
and legacy. In addition, the Chicago Bears wore special #34 patches on
their jerseys to honor Payton. His body was
cremated after his death.

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today in history

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Camille Bohannon

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It was on this day in 1977.

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David Richard Berkowitz
(
Richard David Falco) turned
64 June 1.

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On this day in 1969.

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Charles Milles Manson (Charles Milles Maddox)
will be 83 November 12.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio on this day in 1921.


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On this day in 1988, President Reagan signed a measure that
provided $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were
interned by the
U.S. government during World War II.

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On this day in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution was chartered by
the U.S. Congress. The "Nation’s Attic" was made possible by
$500,000 given by scientist Joseph Smithson (below).

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James Smithson (1765 – June 27, 1829)

Smithson was an English chemist and mineralogist 
who became the patron of the
Smithsonian Institution
in Washington, D.C. despite having never visited the 
United States.

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SINGER GLEN CAMPBELL HAS DIED AT 81

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Glen Travis Campbell (April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017)

Campbell died of Alzheimer’s disease in Nashville, Tennessee today, six 
years after his diagnosis.

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