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SANDY KOZEL

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The first president of the
United States, George Washington,
died at the age 67 on this day in 1799. The diagnosis of his final
illness and the immediate cause of his death have been subjects 
of debate since the day he died.
 

        
        
        
        
       
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George Washington’s Death Bed in his home at Mt Vernon, VA.

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George Washington  (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)

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Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (front left) became the first man
to reach the South Pole on this day in 1911. He reached the area 35
days ahead of Captain Robert F. Scott.

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Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen

(July 16, 1872 – June 18, 1928)

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On this day in 1995, the presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Serbia, Croatia signed an internationally brokered formal peace
agreement in Paris to end fighting in Bosnia.

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Roger Eugene Maris (September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985)

Maris was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1983. In response, Maris
organized the annual Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament to raise money for
cancer research and treatment. He died at age 51 on December 14, 1985 at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait on this day in 1520.

The strait was named after him. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east.

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Ferdinand Magellan
  (1480 – April 27, 1521)

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Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Britain
on this day in 1990.

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Jeffrey Dahmer, a convicted serial killer, was clubbed
to death in a Wisconsin prison by a fellow inmate on
this day in 1994.

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On this day in 1925, “The Grand Ole Opry” made its radio debut
on station WSM, Nashville under the name "WSM Barn Dance".

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Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sighted Watling Island in the Bahamas
on this day in 1492. He believed that he had found Asia while attempting to
find a Western ocean route to India. The same day he claimed the land for
Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain.

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On this day in 2000

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Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev reportedly pounded a shoe on
his desk in protest against a speech critical of Soviet policy at a
U.N. General Assembly on this day in 1960.

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On this day in 2002, three bombings shatter the peace in the town of
Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. The blasts, the work of militant Islamist terrorists, left 202 people dead and more than 200 others
injured, many with severe burns.

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Luciano Pavarotti (October 12, 1935 – September 6, 2007) 

Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti was best known for his performances with
Spanish singers Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras. Together, they were given
the name The Three Tenors. He debuted as an opera singer in La bohème as
Rodolfo in 1961. Pavarotti was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in
2001. He fought a long, tough battle against pancreatic cancer which eventually
took his life at age 71.

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The Three Tenors.

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Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.

(December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997)

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On this day in 1997.

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A photo of a Long EZ plane, similar to the one that crashed in California’s
Monterey Bay, killing singer John Denver.

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Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Italian explorer 
Christopher Columbus‘s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.

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Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo) (1451 – May 20, 1506)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1952, Richard Nixon gave his "Checkers Speech". At the time
he was a candidate for
U.S. vice-president.

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Richard Nixon and family dog Checkers.
 

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On this day in 63 B.C.

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The Lewis (Left) and Clark (Right) expedition ended their trip to the Pacific
Northwest on this day in 1806.

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Freud died on this day in 1939.

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Freud’s couch.

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is 68 years old today.

Known simply as The Boss, rock legend Bruce Springsteen hit fame in
1975 with his critically acclaimed album Born to Run and again in 1984
with his rock anthem "Born in the U.S.A." He won his 20th career Grammy
Award in 2009 when his song "Working on a Dream" took Best Solo Rock
Vocal Performance. Springsteen felt deep alienation while attending high
school and did not appear at his
graduation. He failed his physical
examinations after being drafted to fight in Vietnam and never served.

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