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On this day in 1981, U.S. President Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded in Washington, DC, by John W. Hinckley Jr. (below). Two
police officers and Press Secretary James Brady were also wounded. 

    
    
    

   
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President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy wave from hospital
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On this day in 1867, William Seward reached a deal to purchase
Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million.

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William Henry Seward
(May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872)

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A Treasury Check in the Amount of $7.2 Million for the Purchase of Alaska.

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It was on this day in 1986.

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James Francis Cagney Jr. (July 17, 1899 – March 30, 1986)

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James Cagney 1942 Best Actor.

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Eric Patrick Clapton is 73 years old today.

Eric Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He
is the only
three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a
solo
artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Clapton
has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of
all time and is
ranked second in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the "100
Greatest
Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson’s "Top 50 Guitarists of
All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine’s list of "The 10
Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009


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On  this day in 1986, Filippino President Ferdinand E. Marcos fled
the Philippines after 20 years of rule following a tainted election.

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Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr.
(September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989)

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Corazon Aquino, widow of slain opposition leader
Benigno Aquino.

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Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin
in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow on
this day in 1956.

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Josef Stalin died in 1953.

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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On this day in 1836, Samuel Colt received U.S. Patent No. 138
(later 9430X) for a "revolving-cylinder pistol." It was his first
patent.

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On Feb. 25, 1964, 22-year-old Cassius Clay became the world heavyweight boxing champion, defeating Sonny Liston in an
upset.

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George Harrison (February 25, 1943-November 29, 2001)


George Harrison achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of
the Beatles, the best-selling band in history. He is often referred to
as "the quiet Beatle".

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1945, the 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division of
the
U.S. Marines reached the top of Mount Surabachi. A photograph
of these Marines raising the American flag was taken by Associated
Press photographer Joe Rosenthal (below).

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Joe Rosenthal poses on top of Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima.

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Joseph John Rosenthal
(October 9, 1911 – August 20, 2006)

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During the Persian Gulf War on this day in 1991, ground forces
crossed the border of Saudi Arabia into the country of Iraq. Less
than four days later the war was over due to the surrender or
withdraw of Iraqi forces.

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Iraqi troops emerge from heavily protected bunker to surrender
to gun-toting Saudi soldiers.
 

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Scottish scientists cloned the first mammal, a sheep
called “Dolly”.

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From left: The comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

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At the Staples Center in Los Angeles on this day in 2000, Carlos
Santana
received a record-tying eight Grammy’s. Michael Jackson 
set the record back in 1984 when he won awards for "Thriller."

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Saddam Hussein was executed on this day in 2006.

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About 600 people died on this day in 1903 when fire broke out at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago,
IL.

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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formed on this
day in 1922. Vladimir Lenin (above) proclaimed the establishment.

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The United Auto Workers union staged its first sit-down strike, at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint,
MI. on this day in 1936.

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On this day in 1948, the musical "Kiss Me Kate" opened at the New Century Theatre in New York City. Cole Porter composed the music
for the classic play that ran for 1,077 performances.

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Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, and Julie Wilson.

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Bo Diddley  (Ellas Otha Bates)  (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)

Singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer Bo Diddley  who played a
key role in the transition from the
blues to rock and roll. He influenced many
artists,
including Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones with his 
use of
African rhythms and a signature beat.



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TIM MAGUIRE

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong

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America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful landing
on Mars on this day in 1976.

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First image taken by Viking 1 form the surface of Mars.

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An attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf
Hitler failed on this day in 1944. The bomb exploded at Hitler’s Rastenburg headquarters. He was only wounded.

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The conference room soon after the explosion that wounded
Hitler.

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Sir Edmund Percival "Ed" Hillary
(July 20, 1919 – January 11, 2008)

Adventurer and philanthropist Sir Edmund Hillary became one
of the first people to reach the top of Everest with the help of his
guide, Tensing Norgay. He became a beekeeper during the
summer so as to keep himself available to climb in the winter.

His adventures led to him being named one of the most influential
people by Time Magazine of the 20th century.

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Sir Edmund Hillary (left) and Tenzing Norgay.

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Carlos Santana is 70 years old today.

Guitarist Carlos Santana blended rock with Latin American music and fronted
Santana. He won the Best Rock Album Award and the Album of the Year
Award for Supernatural in 2000. He began playing the guitar when he was
eight and turned down an opportunity to attend Humbolt State University to
pursue a career in music.

In 2003 Rolling Stone magazine listed Santana at number 20 on their list of
the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and
three Latin Grammy Awards.

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