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TIM MAGUIRE

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UN War Crimes panel tries Slobodan Melosevic for genocide in
Bosnia.

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Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych declares win in disputed vote on this
date in 2004. He was poisoned during the election campaign when
it was confirmed that he ingested hazardous amounts of TCDD
, the
most potent dioxin and a contaminant in Agent Orange.

He suffered disfigurement as a result of the poisoning, but he has
since made made a full physical recovery (below).
 

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The first edition of "Life" magazine was hit the newsstands on
this day in 1936. The cover depicted the Fort Peck Dam in
Montana.

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Henry Robinson Luce (April 3, 1898 – February 28, 1967)


Luce was a  magazine magnate who was called “the most
influential private citizen in America of his day".


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On this day in 1903, Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso made
his U.S. debut with the
Metropolitan Opera in New York City in "Rigoletto."  He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses
of Europe and America, appearing in a wide variety of roles from
the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to
the dramatic.
         
     


    
    
    
   
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Enrico Caruso (February 25, 1873 – August 2, 1921)

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On this day in 1980.

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The burned remains of a C-130 cargo plane used in the aborted
raid to rescue U.S. embassy hostages.

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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand is 75 today.

Barbra Streisand is among a small group of entertainers
who have been honored with an
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar,
and Tony Award
, and is one of only two artists who have
also won a Peabody. Streisand is one of the best-selling
music artists of all time
, with more than 68.5 million albums
in the U.S.and a total of 145 million records sold worldwide.

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It was on this day in 1994 the civil war erupted in Rwanda.

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Herbert Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce, is shown as he
took part in the first successful public demonstration of inter-
city television broadcasting on this day in 1927.

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Henry Ford’s first car was the Quadricycle, seen here with Ford
in 1896.

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It was on this day in 1947.

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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)

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On this day in 1949.

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Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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First LIFE magazine cover from 1936 with logo and photo
of Fort Peck Dam’s spillway by Margaret Bourke-White.

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Margaret Bourke-White
(June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971)

Margaret Burke-White is best known as the first foreign photographer
permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first American female 
war photojournalist, and the first female photographer for Henry Luce‘s 
Life
magazine.

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