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IT WAS A FIRST ON THIS DAY IN 1866

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Lucy B. Hobbs became the first woman to graduate from
a dental school, the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in 
Cincinnati.

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SINGER NEIL DIAMOND IS 77 TODAY

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Neil Leslie Diamond was born in Brooklyn, New York.


Neil Diamond is one of the most successful recording artists in the history
of the Billboard chart. He has sold over 125 million records and is known
for hits like "Kentucky Woman," "
Sweet Caroline," and "America." He
became a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984 and, in 2011,
he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  On January 22,
Neil Diamond
announced he would be retiring from touring due to his
recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report that said 
smoking cigarettes was a definite health hazard.

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On this day in 1935, Amelia Earhart Putnam became the first woman
to fly solo from
Hawaii to California.

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Owners of American League baseball teams voted to adopt the designated-hitter rule on a trial basis on this day in 1973.

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Alexander Hamilton
(January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804)

Hamilton was a United States Founding Father, soldier, economist.
political philosopher, one of America’s first constitutional lawyers
and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.

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The first president of the
United States, George Washington,
died at the age 67 on this day in 1799. The diagnosis of his final
illness and the immediate cause of his death have been subjects 
of debate since the day he died.
 

        
        
        
        
       
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George Washington’s Death Bed in his home at Mt Vernon, VA.

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George Washington  (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)

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Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (front left) became the first man
to reach the South Pole on this day in 1911. He reached the area 35
days ahead of Captain Robert F. Scott.

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Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen

(July 16, 1872 – June 18, 1928)

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On this day in 1995, the presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Serbia, Croatia signed an internationally brokered formal peace
agreement in Paris to end fighting in Bosnia.

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Roger Eugene Maris (September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985)

Maris was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1983. In response, Maris
organized the annual Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament to raise money for
cancer research and treatment. He died at age 51 on December 14, 1985 at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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On this day in 1991, Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson was released after nearly seven years in captivity in Lebanon.

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President George H.W. Bush ordered American troops to lead a
mercy mission to Somalia on this day in 1992.

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Gen. George Washington said farewell to his officers at Fraunces
Tavern in New York on this day in 1783.

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Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993)

One of Frank’s last interviews (above), conducted by NBC’s Jamie
Gangel for the Today Show. Aired on May 14, 1993. He died, after
his long battle with prostate cancer just 18 days before his 53rd
birthday at his home with his wife and children by his side.

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Zappa is considered one of the most innovative and stylistically diverse rock
musicians of his era. He worked as an independent artist for most of his career
and remains a major influence on musicians and composers. His honors include
an induction into the 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the 1997 Grammy
Lifetime
Achievement Award
. In 2000, he was ranked number 36 on VH1‘s 100
Greatest Artists of Hard Rock
. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at
number 71 on its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", and in 2011 at
number 22 on its list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

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