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The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Cleveland on this day in 1886. The statue weighs 225 tons and is 152
feet tall. It was originally known as "Liberty Enlightening the World."

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William Henry Gates III is 63 years old today.

Business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and
principal founder of
Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft,
Gates held the positions of
chairman, CEO and chief software architect,
while also being the largest individual
shareholder until May 2014. He
stepped down as chairman of Microsoft in February 2014 and assumed
a new post as technology adviser to support the newly appointed CEO
Satya Nadella.

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Julia Fiona Roberts is 51 years young today.

Julia Roberts gained fame after starring in Pretty Woman 1990 and went
on to win an Oscar for her leading role in
Erin Brockovich in 2000.

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THE TELEPHONE IN 1948 ~

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SANDY KOZEL

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Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering
work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi’s
law
and a radio telegraph system. He is often credited as the inventor of radio.

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Soviet and American forces meet at the Elbe River near Torgau,
Germany. World War II in Europe is almost over.

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The Hubble Telescope being deployed from space shuttle Discovery
on this day in 1990.

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The Hubble Space Telescope was deployed into low Earth orbit 
and remains in operation to this day.  

           

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On this day in 1865

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Occurred on this day in 1912.

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The Ampex Design Team with the first broadcast videotape
recorder on this day in 1956
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The Ampex Mark IV prototype Quad Videotape Recorder is seen
here being demonstrated to CBS television network affiliate representatives.

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Loretta Lynn
(Webb) is 85 today.

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Loretta Lynn released a new album called Full Circle on March 4,
2016, marking her first studio album in more than 10 years. 

Loretta focused on raising a family until receiving a guitar for an anniversary
gift. After teaching herself to play, she went on to play with the Pen Brothers’
band The Westerners.

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Lucille Ball (left) and Vivian Vance from an episode of The Lucy Show
on CBS. (Original air dates: October 1, 1962 – March 11, 1968)

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   The series ran on NBC 1957–62 and then on ABC 
    1962–65. (1959 ad)
                    

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