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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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In Blacksburg, VA, on this day in 2007, a student killed 33 people at Virginia Tech before killing himself.

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The 23-year-old student gunman Seung-Hui Cho.

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In Texas City, TX. on this day in 1947, the French ship Grandcamp, carrying ammonium nitrate fertilizer, caught fire and blew up, leaving
576 people dead.

    
   
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On this day in 1917, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin returned to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution after years of exile.

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)

Comedic silent film icon Charlie Chaplin gained world fame for portraying
his character, The Tramp (1915) and starred in
The Great Dictator (1940)
and
Modern Times. He had a career that lasted over 75 years, and became
one of the most important people in film history.

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On this day in 1996, Britain’s Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah, the Duchess of York, announced that they were in the process of getting
a divorce.

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The Rolling Stones released their debut album on this day in 1964.

   

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Michael Jordan played his last NBA game on this day in 2003.

Michael Jordan, who was on the bench and unlikely to enter the game,
was re-inserted into the line-up by Washington Wizards coach Doug
Collins with 2:35 left in the fourth quarter after the crowd of 20,000+
chanted Michael’s name.

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WORLD NEWS EVENTS OF THE PAST

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The debut of “Uncle Sam” as a cartoon figure in the New York
Lantern weekly newspaper in 1852.

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Cartoonist Frank H. Bellew.

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Original Broadway Production, opened on this day in 1947 and
closed January 1, 1970.

 

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LENNON KILLER DENIED PAROLE … AGAIN

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Mark David Chapman

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – John Lennon’s killer will remain behind bars after being
denied parole for the ninth time.

The New York state Board of Parole on Monday announced that it has again
denied parole to Mark David Chapman, who on Dec. 8, 1980, shot and killed
the former Beatle outside his luxury Manhattan apartment.

The 61-year-old Chapman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is
serving a sentence of 20-years to life in Wende Correctional Facility in
western New York.

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John Lennon encounters Mark Chapman outside the Dakota
Building, hours before Chapman killed the former Beatle.

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