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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD EVENTS

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It was on this day in 1940, as Paris became occupied, loud speakers 
announced the implementation of a curfew being imposed for 8 pm.

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The main gate of the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.


The Nazis also opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in German-
occupied Poland on this day in 1940.  
 

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Robert Dean Stethem (November 17, 1961 – June 15, 1985)

Stethem was a U.S. Navy Seabee who was murdered by Hezbollah terrorists
while aboard flight 847 during the
hijacking.

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The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the "Stars and Stripes"
as the national flag of the United States. The Resolution stated "Resolved:
that the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red
and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, that would
represent a new Constellation."

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On May 20, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially proclaimed
June 14 "Flag Day" as a commemoration of the "Stars and Stripes."

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Donald John Trump is 71 years old today. He is the
45th, current President of the United States.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876)


This Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver, on display in the  Buffalo Bill Museum, belonged to James B. "Wild Bill" Hickok.


1956

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RECAPPING THE TOP NEWS STORY

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PRESIDENT  FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT.

 

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LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1797

USS Constitution is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United
States Navy, named by President George Washington after the Constitution of
the United States of America. The Constitution was one of six original frigates
authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794 and was the third to be
constructed.

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USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute near U.S. Coast Guard Base
Boston during the ship’s Independence Day demonstration last year
in Boston Harbor.

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ESTABLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1845

The United States Naval Academy is a four-year coeducational federal service
academy
located in Annapolis, Maryland. It was established by then under
Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft. It is the second-oldest of the United 
States’ five service academies, and educates officers for commissioning 
primarily into the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps.



George Bancroft
(October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891)

 

                                       

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