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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1871, The Great Chicago Fire began in southwest
Chicago, possibly in a barn owned by Patrick and Katherine O’Leary,
was fanned by strong southwesterly winds, the flames rage for more
than 24 hours, eventually leveling three and a half square miles and 
wiping out one-third of the city. Approximately 250 people were
killed in the fire; 98,500 people are left homeless; 17,450 buildings
were destroyed. Parts of the upper Midwest were also scorched.

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Donald James Larsen (New York Yankees) pitched the first perfect
game in the history of the World Series on this day in 1956.

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New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra leaping into the
arms of pitcher Don Larsen after the completion of his
perfect game.

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Don James Larsen turned 89 August 7.

New York Yankees’ Don Larsen (above) sits in the dugout at the
Yankees Old Timers’ Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018,
at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1945, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. It came three days after the bombing of Hiroshima. An estimated 74,000
people were killed. Japan surrendered
August 14.

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On this day in 1974, President Richard Nixon formally resigned and
Gerald R. Ford (below) took his place, becoming the 38th president
of the
United States.

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President and Mrs. Nixon left the White House after his resignation.

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It was on this day in 1969.

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From left: Charles Manson and his cult family.

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Charles Milles Manson (Maddox)
(November 12, 1934 – November 19, 2017)

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"Walden" was published by Henry David Thoreau on this
day in 1854.

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Henry David Thoreau 
(July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862)

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Jerome John Garcia  (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995)

As one of its founders, Jerry Garcia performed with the Grateful Dead
for their entire thirty-year career (1965–1995). He was well known for
his distinctive guitar playing and was ranked 13th in Rolling Stone‘s
"100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Garcia was staying in a drug
rehabilitation facility when he died of a heart attack at the age of 
53.

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BOOK MADE ITS DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1926

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Author A.A. Milne is most famous for his Winnie The Pooh book about a boy
named
Christopher Robin after his son, Christopher Robin Milne, and various characters inspired by his son’s stuffed animals, most notably the bear named Winnie-the-Pooh.

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Alan Alexander Milne with his son Christopher Robin Milne and his
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BOB DYLAN FINALLY GETS THE PRIZE!

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(AP) – Bob Dylan finally has his hands on his Nobel Literature diploma and
medal.

Klas Ostergren, a member of the Swedish Academy, said the 75-year-old
American singer-songwriter received his award during a small gathering
Saturday afternoon at a hotel next to the conference center where Dylan
was performing a concert later that night.

Ostergren told The Associated Press that the ceremony was a small, intimate
event in line with the singer’s wishes, with just academy members and a
member of Dylan’s staff attending.

 

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                                       Nobel Medal for Literature.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The “Fab Four” arrived in New York to begin their first U.S. tour in
1964.

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Troyal Garth Brooks is 55 years old today. 

Garth’s family used to host talent shows every week at their home, in which
he and his sister Kelly had to participate. He later earned a track scholarship
to Oklahoma State University where he threw the javelin. 

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                                         Released August 6, 1990.

 

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