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On this day in 1981, Iran released 52 Americans that had been held hostage for 444 days. The hostages were flown to Algeria and then
to a U.S. base in Wiesbaden, West Germany. The release occurred minutes after the
U.S. presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter
to Ronald Reagan.

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The inauguration of John F. Kennedy as the 35th President of the
United States
was held on this day in 1961.

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On this day in 1942, Nazi officials held the Wannsee conference,
during which they arrived at their "final solution" that called for exterminating Europe’s Jews.

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George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert)
(June 3, 1865 – January 20, 1936)

The death of King George’s sister Victoria in December 1935 depressed him
deeply. On the evening of 15 January 1936, the King took to his bedroom at
Sandringham House complaining of a cold; he remained in the room until
his death. He became gradually weaker, drifting in and out of consciousness.

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George Burns (born Nathan Birnbaum)
(January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)

George Burns was a comedian, actor, singer, and writer. He was one of
the few entertainers whose career successfully spanned
vaudeville,
radio, film and television. He and his wife,
Gracie Allen, appeared on
radio, television, and film as the comedy duo
Burns and Allen (below).

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Former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death in Jerusalem by an Israeli court on this  day in 1961. He had been
tried on charges for organizing the deportation of Jews to
concentration camps.

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A single-engine plane carrying U.S. Army Major Glenn Miller (above) disappeared in thick fog over the English Channel during a flight to
Paris.


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A US Army-Air Force C-64 Norseman Aircraft similar to the one
carrying Glenn Miller.  

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On this day in 1791, the first ten amendments to the Constitution,
known as the Bill of Rights, went into effect following ratification
by the state of
Virginia.

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On this day in 1890, Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull and 11 other
tribe members were killed in Grand River,
SD, during an incident
with Indian police working for the
U.S. government.


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Walter Elias "Walt" Disney died in Los Angeles on this day in 1966.

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The movie "Gone With the Wind," produced by David O. Selznick
based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell, premiered at Loew’s
Grand Theater in Atlanta on this day in 1939. The epic film starred  
Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.

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Loew’s Grand Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.

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ED DANAHUE

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On this day in 1936, Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry American Wallis Warfield Simpson. He became the Duke of Windsor.

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On this day in 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the
United
States
. The U.S in turn declared war on the two countries.

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
(UNICEF) was established on this day in 1946 by the U.N.
General Assembly. The fund provides relief to children in
countries devastated by war.

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Original series began on this day in 1980 and aired till May 8, 1988
on the CBS television network.

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On this day in 1950, China entered the Korean conflict forcing UN
forces to retreat.

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The Nazis forced 500,000 Jews of Warsaw, Poland to live within a
walled ghetto on this day in 1940.

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On this day in 1973, Rose Mary Woods, told a federal court
that she was responsible for the 18-1/2 minute gap in a key
Watergate tape. Woods was
President Nixon‘s personal
secretary.

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The motion picture "Casablanca" had its world premiere at the
Hollywood Theater in New York City on this day in 1942.

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Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock) is 78 today.

Considered the Queen of Rock and Roll, Tina Turner released
the single "Proud Mary" in 1971 and has received eleven
Grammy Awards, collaborating with many other popular artists.

Tina  picked cotton with her parents as sharecroppers, and soon
moved in with her great-aunt after her parents divorced in 1978
and later worked as a nurse’s aide, dreaming of becoming a
nurse someday.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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During World War II, German war planes destroyed most of the
English town of Coventry when about 500 Luftwaffe bombers
attacked on this day in 1940.

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A German Luftwaffe high-performance medium bomber.

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Novel published on this day in 1851.

American writer and Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner once stated
he wished he had written it himself, and
D. H. Lawrence called it "one
of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world", and "the
greatest book of the sea ever written".

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On this day in 1889, New York World reporter Elizabeth Cochrane
(pen name Nellie Bly) began an attempt to surpass the fictitious
journey of Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg by traveling around the
world in less than 80 days. Bly succeeded by finishing the trek
the following January in 72 days, 6 hours and 11 minutes.

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On this day in 1943, Leonard Bernstein made his debut with the
New York Philharmonic when he filled in for the ailing Bruno
Walter prior to a nationally broadcast concert. Bernstein was
25 years old and
was an assistant conductor at the time.         

      
      
      
     

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

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Aaron Copland
(November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990)

Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer,
and later a conductor of his own and other music. He was referred
to by his peers and critics as "the Dean of American Composers."

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