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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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SANDY KOZEL

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern
sign the Good Friday Agreement on this day in 1998.

The Good Friday Agreement brought to an end the 30 years of sectarian conflict
in Northern Ireland known as ‘The Troubles’.

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It was on this day in 1912.

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The novel’s first publication was on this day in 1925.

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Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald born in St. Paul, Minnesota.
(September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940)

Fitzgerald died of a heart attack before he could complete The
Last Tycoon
. His manuscript, which included extensive notes for
the unwritten part of the novel’s story, was edited by his friend,
the literary critic Edmund Wilson, and published in 1941.

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 2003

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon married in Gibraltar, in a three minute ceremony on this day in 1969. 

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Novel first published on this day in 1852.

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