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Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)



APRIL 12, 1968

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COMIC STRIP DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1937

Prince Valiant (in the Days of King Arthur) is a long-running comic strip created
by Hal Foster. It is an epic adventure that has told a continuous story during its
entire run, and the full stretch of that story now totals more than 4000 Sunday
strips
. Currently, the strip appears weekly in more than 300 US newspapers,
according to its distributor, King Features Syndicate.

 


Harold (Hal) Rudolf Foster
(August 16, 1892 – July 25, 1982)

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Brian Thomas

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A Beechcraft 35 Bonanza similar to N3794N, the 1947
accident aircraft.

 

04/10/11 Buddy Holly/Ritchie Valens/J.P. Richardson Crash Site/Memorial, Clear Lake, IA
The memorials made by fans at the corn field crash site where the
plane came to rest.

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LAST SURVIVOR OF QUAKE DIES AT 109

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The last known survivor of the devastating San
Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 has died. A relative confirmed
William A. "Bill" Del Monte died at a retirement home in nearby Marin
County on Monday.

He was 11 days shy of his 110th birthday. His niece, Janette Barroca
of San Francisco confirmed his death of natural causes. Del Monte
was just three months old when the quake struck.

In a statement, Mayor Edwin M. Lee of San Francisco called Mr. Del
Monte “a true friend to our city.”

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SUNDAY DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1952

Peanuts

The first Sunday strip of Peanuts (above) appeared in the half-page format,
which was the only complete format for the entire life of the Sunday strip. Most 
of the other characters that eventually became the main characters of Peanuts
did not appear until later. The comic strip was written and illustrated by Charles
M. Schulz and premiered on October 2, 1950 in nine newspapers.


Charles Monroe Schulz
(November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000)

           

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