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It was on this day in 2005.

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On this day in 1996, President Bill Clinton
signed legislation that ended guaranteed cash payments to the poor and demanded work 
from recipients.

   

   

        
        
        
       
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     Assonated on this day in 1989.

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Ray Douglas Bradbury
(August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012)

Ray Bradbury was an American author and screenwriter. He worked
in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, horror and
mystery fiction.

Widely known for his novel Fahrenheit 451 (1953), and his science
fiction and horror story collections The Martian Chronicles (1950),
and The Illustrated Man (1951).

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The hard-line coup against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev ended on
this day in 1991. The uprising that led to the collapse was led by Russian
federation President Boris Yeltsin.

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Boris Yeltsin (left) and Mikhail Gorbachev.

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It was on this day in 1940.

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Leon Trotsky (Lev Davidovich Bronstein)
(November 7, 1879 – August 21, 1940)

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Nat Turner, a former slave, led a violent insurrection in Virginia on
this day in 1831.
He was later executed.

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Hawaii became the 50th state on this day in 1959. United States
President Eisenhower
(seated/center) also issued the order for
the 50 star flag.

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William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984)


Count Basie was an American
jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and
composer who introduced several generations of listeners to the Big
Band sound and left an influential catalog.
  

    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
   
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                      Kenneth Ray Rogers is 79 years old today.

Kenny Rogers has sold more than 100 million albums over the course of his
career. His 1970s albums The Gambler and Kenny went 5x Platinum and 3x
Platinum, respectively. In 2013, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall
of Fame. He joined his first band,The Scholars, in the mid-1950s, but the band
dissolved after their frontman left to go solo.

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On this day in 1998, President Clinton admitted to having an
improper relationship with Monica Lewinsky, a White House
intern.

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The Klondike gold rush was set off by George Carmack (below) who
discovered gold on Rabbit Creek in
Alaska
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George Washington Carmack,
from California.

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Robert Fulton’s "North River Steam Boat" (known as the "Clermont") began heading up New York’s Hudson River on its successful round-
trip to Albany on this day in 1807
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Robert Fulton 
(11-14-1765 – 2-24-1815

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It happened on this day in 1987.

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Rudolf Walter Richard Hess 
(April 26, 1894 – August 17, 1987) 


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Robert Anthony De Niro is 74 years old today.

Legendary actor Robert De Niro won an Academy Award for Best Actor for
his role as
Jake LaMotta in the 1980 boxing film Raging Bull and an Academy
Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Vito Corleone in the 1974
classic The Godfather Part II.

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It was announced on this day in 1945 by President Truman that Japan had 
surrendered unconditionally. The surrender ended World War II.

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President Harry Truman announcing the surrender of Japan.

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It happened on this day in 2003.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act
into law on this day in 1935. The act created unemployment
insurance and pension plans for the elderly.

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On this day in 1969, British troops arrived in Northern Ireland to intervene in sectarian violence between Protestants and Roman Catholics.

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Polish demonstrators carrying banners with the name of the trade
union Solidarność (“Solidarity”).

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Polish shipyard worker and strike leader, Lech Walesa,  speaks to
fellow workers.

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Stephen Glenn Martin is 72 years old today.

Comedian, actor and musician, Steve Martin is best known for his films 
The Jerk (1979), Father of the Bride (1991), Three Amigos (1986), Dirty
Rotten Scoundrels (1988) and Planes,Trains and Automobiles (1987). He
hosted the Academy Awards in 2001, 2003 and 2010 and he has hosted
NBC’s Saturday Night Live on a number of occasions.

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Martin has increasingly dedicated his career to music since the 2000s,
acting less and spending much of his professional life playing banjo,
recording, and touring with various bluegrass acts, including
Earl
Scruggs, with whom he won a Grammy for Best Country Instrumental
Performance in 2002.

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Camille Bohannon

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It began on this day in 1965.

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President Ronald Reagan’s bombing Russia joke during a voice
test for a political advertisement causes a Cold War flap on this
day in 1984.

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On this day in 1992, in Bloomington, MN, the Mall of America
opened. It was the largest shopping mall in the
United States.

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Haley’s photo from his Service Record.

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Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley
(August 11, 1921 – February 10, 1992)

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Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956)

Jackson Pollock was one of the greatest artists of his generation, well known
for his innovative style of drip painting (shown below). He died at the age of
44 after driving drunk and crashing into a tree in New York.   

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