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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 1956.

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

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Louise Brown with her parents.

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

Professional golfer Ben Hogan is generally considered to be one of the
greatest players in the history of the game. He is one of only five golfers
to have won all four major championships. Hogan died in Fort Worth,
Texas
on July 25, 1997 at the age of 84, and is interred at Greenwood
Memorial Park there.

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On this day in 1975, "A Chorus Line" debuted at the Shubert
Theatre on Broadway. The show closed in 1990 after 6,137
performances.

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Rare Photos of the Original Broadway Cast of A Chorus Line.


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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Roman Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar (July 12, 100 BC – March 15, 44 BC)

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On this day in 1984, Democratic presidential candidate Walter F.
Mondale named U.S. Rep. Geraldine A. Ferraro of New York to be
his running mate. Ferraro was the first woman to run for vice
president on a major party ticket.

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


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


George Eastman was an American entrepreneur who
founded the
Eastman Kodak Company and popularized
the use of
roll film, helping to bring photography to the
mainstream.

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George Eastman taking pictures with his Kodak
camera, 1926.

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

Oscar Hammerstein was an American music writer,
theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre
director of musicals for almost forty years. He won
eight
Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for
Best Original Song
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Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Tokyo Bay on this day in 1853.

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Matthew Calbraith Perry
(April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858)

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Industrialist John Davison Rockefeller Sr.
(July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937)

Business Magnate John D. Rockefeller is widely considered
the wealthiest American of all time, and the richest person
in modern history
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What became known as the Roswell Incident was on this day in 1947.


Major Jesse Marcel from the Roswell Army Air Field with debris
found 75 miles north west of Roswell, NM.

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Florenz Ziegfeld staged his first "Follies" on the roof of the New
York Theater in New York City on this day in 1907.

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Florenz (Flo) Edward Ziegfeld Jr. (March 21, 1867 – July 22, 1932)

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The assassination on this day in 1914 sparked World War-ll.

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On this day in 2000, six-year-old Elián González returned to Cuba
from the U.S. with his father. The child had been the center of an international custody dispute.

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Federal agents seized Elián González, held in a closet by Donato Dalrymple, in Miami in April 2000. Dalrymple rescued the boy
from the ocean after his mother drowned when they tried to
escape Cuba.

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On this day in 1997, boxer Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting
part of Evander Holyfield’s ear after three rounds of their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas,
NV
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Referee Mills Lane checks the ear of WBA heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield after it was bitten by Mike Tyson.

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Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979)

Richard Rodgers was an American composer, with over 900 songs and
43
Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant
composers of 20th century American music. He is best known for his
songwriting partnerships with the
lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar
Hammerstein II
. His compositions have had a significant impact on
popular music.

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Richard Rodgers (left) and Oscar Hammerstein ll.

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Mel Brooks (Melvin Kaminsky) is 92 years old today.


Mel Brooks was the director of the classic satirical comedies
Blazing
Saddles
(1974), Young Frankenstein (1974), Spaceballs (1987), High
Anxiety
(1977),
The Producers (1967) and Robin Hood: Men in Tights
(1993).
Brooks belongs to an exclusive club of entertainers as the
recipient of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

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Mel Brooks in Spaceballs.

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John William King

 

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Jasper County Assistant District Attorney Pat Hardy displays the
chain allegedly used to drag James Byrd.

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The Communists completed their takeover of Czechoslovakia on
this day in 1948.

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Czechoslovakian Communist Party leader Klement Gottwald,
addressing the crowds in Wenceslas Square, Prague, on 25
February 1948.

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Israeli F-16 fighter-bombers destroyed Iraq’s only nuclear reactor on
this day in 1981.

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On this  day in 1972, the musical “Grease” opened
on Broadway. It had been playing off-Broadway for
about 4 months.

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Prince Rogers Nelson
(June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016)

Prince released ten platinum-selling albums and won multiple Grammy
Awards for Purple Rain (1984), including Best Performance and Best
Soundtrack. He became known for releasing over thirty Top Forty single
hits.  He suffered from epilepsy as a child, and began writing music at
age seven. One of
the first groups he worked with was 94 East.

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