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Thomas A. Edison announced the invention of his phonograph
on this day in 1877.

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President Richard M. Nixon‘s attorney announced the presence of        
an 18 minute gap in one of the White House tape recordings 
related to the Watergate case on this day in 1973.

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President Richard Nixon holds a press conference upon release of 
the White House tapes.

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Ottilie Lundgren, 94, of Oxford, Connecticut was the final victim
to die in America’s Anthrax scare. Four had died before her.

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On this day in 1985, former
U.S. Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan
Jay Pollard was arrested after being accused of spying for Israel. He
was later sentenced to life in prison.

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On this day in 1934, the Cole Porter musical "Anything Goes"
opened on Broadway.

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Thomas Edison invented a workable electric incandescent lamp on this day in
1879. It would last 13 1/2 hours before it would burn out.

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Anthrax scare claims first two U.S. Postal workers in Washington,
D.C. on this day in 2001.

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The Battle of Trafalgar occurred off the coast of Spain on this day in 1805. The British defeated the French and Spanish fleet.

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On this day in 1931.

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On this day in 1962, the above three scientists shared the Nobel
Prize for their DNA work.

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The Anthrax scare hits CBS in New York on this day in
2001.
    
        
   

CBS News announced that an employee in Dan Rather’s office had tested
positive for skin anthrax.

The FBI and Postal Service announced a $1 million reward for information
leading to the arrest of those responsible for the anthrax mailings.

     
     

    
    
    
    
    
    

   
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On this day in 2001, four disciples of Osama bin Laden, convicted in the
1998 bombing of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, were sentenced
to life in prison and ordered to pay $33 million in restitution to victims.

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On this day in 1968, two black athletes, Tommie Smith (center) and John
Carlos, (right) were suspended by the
U.S. Olympic Committee for giving
a "black power" salute during a ceremony at the Summer Olympics in
Mexico City.

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Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017)

Chuck Berry is one of the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll who released influential
songs such as "Maybellene" and "Johnny B. Goode."

He became immortalized for songs such as "Roll Over Beethoven," which
reached  #29 on the Billboard Top 100 chart.

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 On this day in 1964.

    
    
    
   

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It was on this day in 1996.

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George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger
train on this day in 1825.
  

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George Stephenson
(June 9, 1781 – August 12, 1848)

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The "Tonight!" show made its debut on NBC-TV with Steve Allen as host
on this day in 1954.
    

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A clip from the first show.

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Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
(December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000)

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Hungary gave permission to thousands of East German refugees
and visitors to immigrate to West Germany on this day in 1989.

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On this day in 1935.

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Huey Pierce Long Jr. (August 30, 1893 – September 10, 1935)

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On this day in 1846, Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine.

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On this day in 1955, the TV series "Gunsmoke" premiered on CBS.

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José Feliciano (
José Montserrate Feliciano García) is 72 years old
today.

Puerto Rican born singer and songwriter José Feliciano is best known for
many international hits, including his rendition of
The Doors‘ "Light My Fire"
and the best-selling
Christmas single, "Feliz Navidad". He has released many albums over the years in both English and Spanish.

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