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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Pentagon reported the first of two North Vietnamese attacks on
U.S.
destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin on this day in 1964. 

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President Lyndon Johnson.


 

       
        
        
        
        
        
        

        
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Iraq invaded the oil-rich country of Kuwait on this day in 1990. Iraq claimed that Kuwait had driven down oil prices by exceeding
production quotas set by OPEC.

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On this day in 1943, the
U.S. Navy patrol torpedo boat, PT-109, sank
after being attacked by a Japanese destroyer. The boat was under
the command of Lt. John F. Kennedy (pictured above).

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Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923)

Harding was the 29th President of the United States and was well liked
and admired. His death from a heart attack came as a great shock to the
nation.

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"Wild Bill" Hickok was assassinated by Jack McCall in Saloon #10
in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.
   

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SANDY KOZEL

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Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his last speech just 24 hours
before he was assassinated.

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It was on this day in 1936 when Bruno Richard Hauptmann was
executed. 

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Aviator Charles Lindbergh’s 20-month-old son, Charles Lindbergh, Jr.

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On this day in 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed the European Recovery Program, better known as the Marshall Plan, into law.

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Marlon Brando (1940) military school photo.

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Marlon Brando, Jr.
(April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004)

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Pat Sajak (Patrick Leonard Sajdak) is 70 today.

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Carlota Bradley

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A LEGEND BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1851

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John Henry "Doc" Holliday
(August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887)

Holliday was a gambler, gunfighter, dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt
Earp
. He was also a Deputy U.S. Marshal during and after the famous 
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. At age 19 Holliday left his birthplace of 
Georgia for Pennsylvania to study dentistry.

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