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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1964.

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On this day in 1834, Cyrus McCormick patented the first practical mechanical reaper for farming. His invention allowed farmers to
more than double their crop size.

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On this day in 1982, a federal jury found John W. Hinckley Jr. not guilty of attempting to assassinate the president because he was legally insane at
the time he shot President Reagan and three others on March 30, 1981.

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President Reagan waves, then looks up before being shoved (AP)
into Presidential limousine by Secret Service agents after
being shot outside a hotel in Washington in 1981.                

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SANDY KOZEL

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Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955)
 
 

During World War II Einstein’s name was on a Nazi list of
assassination targets, with a $5,000 bounty on his head.

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1794

                                  
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Sir Michael Caine (Maurice Joseph Micklewhite).

Michael Caine served in the Korean War for the British Army. He made his
acting debut as Hindley, a drunk, in Wuthering Heights. He was knighted in
2000.

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1988

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Cassius Clay (standing) won the match in 1964.

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George Harrison ( February 25, 1943 – November 29, 2001)

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THE CALCULATING MACHINE


 William Seward Burroughs I
(January 28, 1855 – September 15, 1898)

Burroughs was an inventor born in Rochester, New York 
who invented a "calculating machine" designed to ease
the monotony of clerical work. He was a founder of the
American Arithmometer Company (1886), which later
became the Burroughs Adding Machine Company
(1904), then the
Burroughs Corporation (1953)
and in 1986, merged with
Sperry Corporation to
form
Unisys.

 

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SANDY KOZEL


Sir Michael Caine (born
Maurice Joseph Micklewhite) is 83 today.

Caine served in the Korean War for the British Army. He made his acting debut
as Hindley, a drunkard, in a 1953 production of Wuthering Heights. Other than legendary actor Jack Nicholson, he is the only actor to be nominated for an
Academy Award in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.

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