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President Harry Truman announcing World War II had ended in
Europe.

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A V-E Day Celebration in New York City.

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The Royal Family with Prime Minister Winston Churchill on the
balcony of Buckingham Palace on VE Day.

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Militant American Indians who had held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered on this day in 1973.

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Members of the American Indian Movement keep guard during the occupation of Wounded Knee.

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On this day in 1886, Pharmacist Dr. John Styth Pemberton invented
what would later be called "
Coca-Cola."

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Let It Be is the twelfth and final studio album by the Beatles. It was released on on this day in 1970, almost a month after the group’s
break-up.

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From the last Beatles photo shoot.

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The Beatles’ last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records
in London.

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AREA ESTABLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1848

Seal of the Oregon Territory of Oregon Territory

Originally inhabited by Native Americans, The Territory of Oregon was an 
organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from
August 14, 1848, until February 14, 1859, when the southwestern portion
of the territory was admitted to the
Union as the State of Oregon.

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On this day in 1945

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It was on this day in 1886.

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The Coca-Cola logo was created by John Pemberton’s bookkeeper,
Frank Mason Robinson, in 1885. Robinson came up with the name
and chose the logo’s distinctive cursive script.

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Let It Be is the twelfth and final studio album by The Beatles. It was
released on this day in 1970, almost a month after the group’s break-
up.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1829


Geronimo ("the one who yawns") was born in what is now
New Mexico.
(June 16, 1829 – February 17, 1909)

Geronimo was a Native American hero of the Chiricahua Apache Wars
who led his people in the fight against the U.S. and Mexico. His first wife, 
children, and mother were reportedly attacked and killed in 1858 by
Mexican soldiers. He was forced to surrender in 1886 and lived much 
of his remaining years as a prisoner of war. Geronimo had nine wives
and fathered two children.

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