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On this day in 1994, Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the
Patriotic Front rebel group and government soldiers. Hundreds
of thousands were slaughtered in the months that followed.

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Aftermath of the Genocide.

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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)

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The first long-distance TV transmission was sent from Washington,
DC, to New York City on this day in 1927. The audience saw an image
of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover (below).

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On this day in 1949, the musical "South Pacific" by Rodgers and Hammerstein debuted on Broadway.

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Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan) (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959)

Holiday, was a jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career
spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend
and music partner
Lester Young, she had a huge influence on jazz
music and
pop singing.

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Jefferson Davis died in New Orleans on this day in 1889. He was the
first and only president of the Confederate States of America.

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It was rock ‘n’ roll’s darkest day, Saturday December 6, 1969,
when the Rolling Stones decided to play a ‘free’ concert at the 
abandoned Altamont Speedway some 60 miles east of San
Francisco. Four people ended up dead.

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America’s first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit failed when the satellite blew up on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, FL. on this
day in 1957.

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David Warren Brubeck

(December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012)

Dave Brubeck was an jazz pianist and composer, considered to be 
one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz. He wrote a number of 
jazz standards, including "In Your Own Sweet Way" and "The Duke”. 

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