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A RECOMMENDATION ON THIS DAY IN 1998

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President Bill Clinton on January 26, 1998, watched by First Lady 
Hillary, rejects allegations of improper behavior with Monica
Lewinsky.

    
   
After nearly 14 hours of debate, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives recommended impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton on two charges, one of perjury and one of obstruction of justice.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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It was on this day in 2005.
    
    
    
    
   
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It was on this day in 1865.


John Wilkes Booth (May 10, 1838 ā€“ April 26, 1865)

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Public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing began on this day in 1987 with testimony from Oliver North.

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Oliver Laurence North will be 75 in October.

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On this day in 1981, United States President Reagan announced he
was nominating
Arizona Judge Sandra Day O’Connor to become the
first female justice on the
U.S. Supreme Court.

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President Ronald W. Reagan talks with Supreme Court nominee
Sandra Day Oā€™Conner at the White House on July 15, 1981.

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Former Beatle drummer Ringo Starr (Sir Richard Starkey) is 78 today.
 
 

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An exchange between Sen. Joseph McCarthy (right) and Joseph
Welch (left) took place on this day in 1954. Sen. McCarthy was
confronted by Welch over his anti-communist stance. Welch
represented the Army during the Army-McCarthy hearings. 
 

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Charles John Huffam Dickens
(February 7, 1812 ā€“ June 9, 1870)
 

Charles Dickens was an English writer and social
critic. He created some of the world’s best-known
fictional characters and is regarded by many as
the greatest novelist of the
Victorian era. His works
enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime,
and by the 20th century critics and scholars had
recognized him as a literary genius. His novels and
short stories enjoy lasting popularity. Dickens
suffered stroke at his home after a full day’s work
on his final novel Edwin Drood and never regained
consciousness. His ending for the unfinished book
remains unknown.

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Comedian/actor Richard Pryor was severely burned by a "free-base" mixture that exploded in his home on this day in 1980. He was hospitalized more than two months.

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On this day in 1973, Secretariat won the 105th Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths and ran the fastest 1 1/2 miles on dirt at 2:24.

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Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss) (June 9, 1915 ā€“ August 12, 2009)

Les Paul  was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar. He
taught himself how to play guitar, and while he is mainly known for jazz
and popular music, he had an early career in country music. Paul is
credited with many recording innovations. Although he was not the first
to use the technique, his early experiments with
overdubbing (also known
as
sound on sound), delay effects such as tape delay phasing effects and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention

Les Paul is the only person to be included in both the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

 

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He recorded with his wife Mary Ford in the 1950s, and together 
they sold millions of records.

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On this day in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled for school integration in Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka. The
ruling declared that racially segregated schools were inherently
unequal.

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The U.S. Senate Watergate Committee began its hearings on this day
in 1973. Sen. Sam Ervin (center) was the chairman of the Investigating Committee

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On this day in 1792, the New York Stock Exchange was founded at
70 Wall Street by 24 brokers.

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The actual Buttonwood Agreement is shown on the right. The New
York Stock Exchange traces its origins to this historic document.

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The first Kentucky Derby was held at what would become known as Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. on this day in 1875. 

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Winning the race was Oliver Lewis riding the horse named Aristides
with a time of 2 min 37 seconds. The purse at that time was said to
be $2,850.

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Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) is 76 years old today.

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