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SANDY KOZEL

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On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80. They got only as far as
the Edmund Pettus Bridge six blocks away, where state and local 
lawmen with batons and tear gas drove them back into Selma.


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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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MIKE GRACIA

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The shooting rampage was on this day in 1966.

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On this day in 1914, Germany declared war on Russia at the start 
of World War I.

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‘A Berlin crowd listens as a German officer reads the Kaiser’s order
for mobilization on 1st August 1914′.

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Adolf Hitler (second from right) presided over the Olympic games as
they opened in Berlin on this day in 1936.

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African American Jesse Owens was the star of Berlin, becoming
the first American in Olympic track and field history to win four
gold medals at a single Games. He won the 100-yard dash, the
long jump, 200-yard dash and the 4×100-yard relay.

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In Warsaw, Poland, an uprising against Nazi occupation began on
this day in 1944. The revolt continued until October 2 when Polish
forces surrendered.

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German Troops set fire to a village in Poland.

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Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)

Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet
of the
American Renaissance period. His best known works
include Typee (1846), a romantic account of his experiences
in
Polynesian life, and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851).

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MTV made its debut at 12:01am on this day in 1981. The first
video to be shown was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the
Buggles.

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"Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll". Those were the words TV audiences heard on August 1, 1981 when a brand new channel
called Music Television launched.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Nazi Germany’s troops entered Paris on this day in 1940. As Paris became occupied loud speakers announced the implementation
of a curfew being imposed for 8 p.m.

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A French civilian weeping as German soldiers marched into Paris.

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Also on this same day in 1940, the Nazis opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in German-occupied Poland. 

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Trans World Airlines Flight 847 was a flight from Cairo to San Diego with in 
route stops in Athens, Rome, Boston, and Los Angeles. On the morning of 
Friday, June 14, 1985 Flight 847 was
hijacked shortly after take off from
Athens. The hijackers were seeking the release of 700
Shi’ite Muslims from
Israeli custody.

United States Navy diver Robert Stethem (below) was murdered, and his
body was thrown onto the tarmac. Dozens of passengers were held hostage
over the next two weeks until released by their captors after some of their
demands were met.


Robert Stethem

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On this day in 1777, The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the
"Stars and Stripes" as the national flag of the United States. The Flag
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, representing a new Constellation." On May 20, 1916,
President Woodrow Wilson (below) officially proclaimed June 14 "Flag Day"
as a commemoration of the "Stars and Stripes."

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson
(December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)

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Donald John Trump (born and raised in the New York City) is 72
years old today.
He is the 45th and current President of the
United States.

Trump made his mark as a successful businessman, becoming
a prominent a real estate developer. He founded The Trump
Organization and was the host of the popular reality TV series
The Apprentice. 

Donald Trump played football, soccer, and baseball at the New
York Military Academy as a teenager. He later graduated from 
the prestigious Wharton School of Business.

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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 1980.

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Irish nationalist launched the Easter Rebellion against British
occupation forces on this day in 1916. They were overtaken
several days later.

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During World War I on this day in 1915, the Ottoman Turkish Empire began the mass deportation of Armenians.


A group of men excavates the remains of victims of the Armenian genocide.

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Mark Rudd (center) a leader of the student protest at Columbia
University in New York,

On this day in 1968, student militants occupied Hamilton Hall, the main
classroom building, and took a dean hostage for 24 hours. They stormed
into the office of the university’s president, ransacked files and smoked
his cigars. Over the next few days, hundreds of students would seize a
total of five campus
buildings.

The protests were part of a year of global tumult that included Vietnam’s
Tet Offensive, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F.
Kennedy and mass demonstrations at the Democratic National Convention
in Chicago.

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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand is 50 years young today.

Singing icon Barbara Streisand has sold over 245 million records
and won 10 Grammy Awards, including an Album of the Year Award
for The Barbra Streisand Album in 1963. She has also had success
as an actress, receiving an Academy Award for Best Actress for her
role in the 1968 musical film
Funny Girl.

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Japan surrendered to the U.S. aboard the USS Missouri on this
day in 1945, ending World War II. The war ended six years and
one day after it began.

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur signs the documents of Japanese
surrender.

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During the U.S. Civil War on this day in 1864, Union forces led by  
Gen. William T. Sherman (below) occupied Atlanta following the
retreat of the Confederates.


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The Great Fire of London broke out on this day in 1666. The fire
burned for three days destroying 10,000 buildings including St.
Paul’s Cathedral. Only 6 people were killed.

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It was on this day in 1969.

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It was announced on this day in 1985,  the remains of the Titanic
had been found on September 1 by a
U.S. and French expedition 
560 miles off Newfoundland. The luxury liner had been missing 
for 73 years. The tragedy of the RMS Titanic rocked the world
on April 15, 1912.

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