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President Franklin Roosevelt won an unprecedented third term in
office on this day in 1940.
  

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Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon, won the election over the Democratic nominee, incumbent Vice President
Hubert Humphrey on this  day in 1968.

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Spiro Agnew and Richard Nixon — Aug. 16, 1968.

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On this day in 1994, former
President Ronald Reagan announced he
had Alzheimer’s disease.

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On this day in 1994, George Foreman (left) became boxing’s oldest heavyweight champion when he knocked out Michael Moorer in
the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas,
NV.

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Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz
(September 18, 1903 – November 5, 1989)

Ukrainian-born American classical pianist and composer,
Vladimir Horowitz was acclaimed for his virtuoso technique, 
and the excitement produced by his playing made him one 
of the greatest pianists of all time.

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M*A*S*H STAR IS 80 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Loretta Jane Swit was born in Passaic, New Jersey

  
Loretta Swit played the role of head nurse Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan
on CBS-TV’s M*A*S*H (1972-1983). She won two Emmy Awards for her work.  

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ELVIS PRESLEY X-RAYS TO BE AUCTIONED

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Elvis Presley at a Karate practice.

(FoxNews) – An x-ray that shows Elvis Presley’s broken pinky on his left hand that
he sustained after reportedly practicing karate is heading to auction next month.

Julien’s Auctions, which is behind the unusual sale, confirmed in their online catalog 
the scan was ordered by the singer’s friend, Las Vegas-based physician Dr. Elias Ghanem. The two x-ray prints of Presley’s hand were taken on September 9, 1973
and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from widow Jody Ghanem.

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Dr. Elias Ghanem (left) with Elvis Presley. Gehanem died of
cancer in 2001. He was 62.

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On this day in 1962, President Kennedy went on radio and television to inform
the United States about his order to send
U.S.forces to blockade Cuba. The blockade was in response to the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the
island.

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On this day in 1979, the ousted Shah of Iran, Mohammad Riza
Pahlavi (below), was allowed into the
U.S.
for medical treatment.

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It was on this day in 1931.

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The body of gangster Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd is shown propped
on a slab in the county morgue in East Liverpool, Ohio.

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On this day in 2002, bus driver Conrad Johnson was shot at 5:56 a.m. while standing on the steps of his bus at the 14100 block of Grand Pre Road in
Aspen Hill, Maryland. He was the last victim in the D.C. Sniper shootings.

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The snipers

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Pablo Casals (Pau Casals i Defilló)
(December 29, 1876 – October 22, 1973)

Pablo Casals was a cellist, composer, and conductor from Catalonia,
Spain. He is generally regarded as the pre-eminent cellist of the first
half of the 20th century, and one of the greatest cellists of all time. He
made many recordings throughout his career and was awarded the
Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy.

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CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR HONORED


Corporal Doss receiving the Medal of Honor from President Harry
S. Truman.

On this day in 1945, Army Private First Class Desmond T. Doss of Lynchburg,
Virginia, is presented the Congressional Medal of Honor for outstanding bravery
as a medical corpsman, the first conscientious objector in American history to
receive the nation’s highest military award.

    
   

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Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006)

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The true story of hero Desmond Doss was made into a 2016
movie.
 

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