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On this day in 1848, James Wilson Marshall
(October 8, 1810 – August 10, 1885) found
a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern
California. The discovery led to the gold
rush of ’49’.


The spot where Marshall first discovered the gold that started the California Gold Rush.


John Sutter’s sawmill in 1850. The historians at Marshall Gold State Historic Park concluded the person seen in the above photo was
the photographer’s assistant who was used to show scale.


James Marshall’s cabin in Coloma, California.

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The James Marshall Monument is one of the many historic structures at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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 On this day in 1977, President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders. During his presidential campaign, he
had
 
announced his intention to pardon those who had failed to
register
for the draft or left the country to avoid service.    

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Vietnam Draft Dodgers in 1977.

      
      

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On this day in 1976, the French Concorde SST aircraft began regular commercial service for Air France and British Airways.

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The official handover ceremony to British Airways of its first
Concorde occurred on 15 January 1976 at Heathrow Airport.

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President Clinton taking the oath before giving his testimony.

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It was on this day in 1998, President Bill Clinton’s testimony in the
Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on television.

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Clinton greets Lewinsky at a fundraiser before the scandal broke.

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On this day in 1981, the U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor
to be the first female justice on the
U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Justice-nominee Sandra Day O’Connor talks with President Ronald Reagan outside the White House, July 15, 1981.

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Sandra Day O’Connor turned 88 in March.

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On this day in 1970, "NFL Monday Night Football" made its debut on ABC-TV. The game was between the Cleveland Browns and the New
York Jets. The Browns won 31-21.


From left to right: Howard Cosell, Keith Jackson and Don Meredith,
the original sportscasters for “Monday Night Football” at the first
game between the Jets and Browns.

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Stephen Edwin King is 71 years old today.

Author Stephen King ‘s bestselling horror, science fiction,
and suspense novels include Carrie, The Shining, Misery,
and The Dark Tower series. His numerous literary honors
include a
Bram Stoker Award, an O. Henry Award, and a
National Book Foundation Medal.

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From The shining (1980) starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.

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During the French Revolution on this day in 1793, King Louis XVI
was executed on the guillotine. He had been condemned for
treason.

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Soviet leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin died on this day in 1924. Joseph
Stalin began a purge of his rivals for the leadership of the Soviet
Union.

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        On this day in 1950.

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President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft
evaders on this day on 1977.

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The French Concorde SST aircraft began regular commercial service
for Air France and British Airways on this day in 1976.

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On this day in 1942, Count Basie and His Orchestra recorded "One O’Clock Jump."

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William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984)

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