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On this day on 1776.

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A depiction of the hanging of Nathan Hale.

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A border conflict between Iran and Iraq developed into a full-scale
war on this day in 1980.  

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Gerald Ford looks to where a shot was fired as he is leaving the St.
Francis Hotel.

On Sept. 22, 1975, Sara Jane Moore’s attempt to assassinate President Ford
was thwarted by Oliver Sipple, a disabled former marine. It was the second
attempt on Ford’s life in less than three weeks.


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On this day in 1964, "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway. It was the beginning of a run of 3,242 performances.

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Irving Berlin (Israel Beilin)  (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989)

Irving Berlin was a Russian born, American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history.

“God Bless America” was composed by  Jewish songwriter, Irving Berlin, in 1938. Berlin’s original name was Israel Baline, and he was born in Eastern Russia in 1888.

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On this day in 1944, Paris, France, was liberated by Allied forces
ending four years of German occupation.

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Captain Matthew Webb (above) swam from Dover, England, to
Calais, France making him the first person to swim the English
Channel on this day in 1875. The feat took about 22 hours.

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Engraving depicting the completion of the ‘First Swim Across The English Channel”.

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Captain Matthew Webb (1848 – 1883)  

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It was on this day in 1985.

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Kinsey died on this in 1956 at the age of 62. The cause of death was reported to be a heart ailment and pneumonia.

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Sean Connery as agent Bond, James Bond.

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Sir Thomas Sean Connery is 87 years old today.

Iconic Scottish actor Sean Connery starred as secret agent 007
James Bond in seven films from 1962 to 1983, including Dr. No,
From Russia with Love and Goldfinger. He earned an Academy
Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1987 gangster
film The Untouchables and also played prominent roles in the
films The Hunt for Red October (1990), The Rock (1996), and
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
 

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Elvis Costello (Declan Patrick MacManus) is 63 years old today.

Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello has contributed to the proto-new wave and
punk movements with such songs as "Pump it Up" and "Allison." He released
his debut album My Aim is True in 1976. His group Elvis Costello and the
Attractions were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.

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Leonard Bernstein  (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990)

Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer,
and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to
receive worldwide acclaim. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was
"one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American
history."      

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Bruce Springsteen‘s album "Born to Run" was released on this day 
in 1975.

Born to Run is the third studio album by singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen. The
album was a commercial success, peaking at number three on the Billboard 200
and eventually selling six million copies in the U.S. It has since been considered
y critics to be one of the greatest albums in popular music.

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Nicola Sacco (left)
 and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

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Rudolph Valentino
(Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d’Antonguella)


(May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926)

Italian actor Rudolph Valentino starred in several well-known silent films including
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), The Sheik, Blood and Sand (1922),
The Eagle, (1925) and The Son of the Sheik (1926). He was an early pop icon, a
sex symbol of the 1920s, who was known as the "Latin lover".  He had applied for U.S.citizenship shortly before his untimely death from Pleuritis, an inflammation of 
of the membranes that surround the lungs. He was 31.   

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Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky.

   

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The Andrea Doria starts sinking.

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Swedish cruise ship Stockholm after her collision with Italian
liner Andrea Doria.

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It was on this day in 1978, Louise Brown, the first test-tube baby,
was born in Oldham, England. She had been conceived through
in-vitro fertilization.

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Louise Joy Brown is 38 years young today.

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William Ben Hogan
(August 13, 1912 – July 25, 1997)

Professional golfer Ben Hogan is generally considered one of the
greatest players in the history of the game. Hogan is notable for
his profound influence on golf swing theory and his legendary ball-
striking ability. He won nine professional major championships
during his career.

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Following several workshops and an Off-Broadway production,
A Chorus Line opened at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway on
this day in 1975.
   

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Gaius Julius Caesar, born on this day in 100 B.C.

Caesar was a Roman politician, general, and notable author of Latin prose. He
played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic
and the rise of the Roman Empire.

         

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Russian republic president Boris N. Yeltsin announced
his resignation from the the Soviet Communist Party on
this day in 1990.

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

Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher,
abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic,
surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist,
Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection
upon simple living in natural surroundings, and an essay
on "Civil Disobedience"

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George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932)

Eastman was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak 
Company and popularized the use of roll film.

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Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II
(July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960)

Hammerstein was an American librettist, theatrical producer,
and theatre director of musicals for almost forty years. He
won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best
Original Song
. Oscar Hammerstein is best known for his
collaborations with Richard Rodgers, which include Oklahoma!
(1943)’, Carousel
(1943), South Pacific (1949), The King and I,
(1951), and The Sound of Music (1959).

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