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BRIAN THOMAS

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In Milwaukee on this day in 1992, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced to life in prison. In November of 1994, he was beaten to
death in prison.

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On this day in 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives
broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson (above)  
and Aaron Burr (below). Jefferson was elected president
and Burr became vice president.

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World chess champion Garry Kasparov beat the IBM supercomputer "Deep Blue" in Philadelphia, PA. on this day in 1996.

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Michael Jeffrey Jordan is 55 years old today.

Michael Jordan is a retired professional basketball player, businessman,
and principal owner and chairman of the
Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Jordan played 15 seasons in the NBA for
the
Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. His biography on the NBA
website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball
player of all time.” He is considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA
around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.

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The Eagles released their "Greatest Hits” album on this day in 1976. 

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela was freed after 27 years in
captivity.

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During World War II on this day in 1945, the Yalta Agreement was
signed by
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin.

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Nine days after the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Iran
(after 15 years in exile) power was seized by his followers on this
day in 1979.

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Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931)

Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion
picture camera. Edison became a legend for his many contributions to the telecommunications and industry. With 1,093 U.S. patents in his name, he
is considered the fourth most prolific inventor in history. As a youth, he
sold candy, newspapers, and vegetables to train passengers who were
 
traveling from Port Huron to Detroit.

 

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SANDY KOZEL

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Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994)

Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from
1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only
United
States
president to do so.

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On this day in 1972, eccentric tycoon Howard Hughes
called a book by Clifford Irving a fake biography. The
book is actually the result of Irving’s lengthy research
combined with fiction. Irving and others involved in the
hoax confessed. He was sentenced to 2 1/2  years in
prison, of which he served 17 months. 

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Clifford Michael Irving (November 5, 1930 – December 19, 2017)

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Surveyor 7 landed on the Moon on this day in 1968. It
 was the seventh and last lunar lander of the American unmanned Surveyor program sent to explore the surface of the Moon. A total of 21,091 pictures were transmitted to Earth.

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Surveyor 7 (arrow) is seen sitting on the ejecta blanket of Tycho
Crater.

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The Phantom of the Opera Playbill - July 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of The Opera”
became the longest running Broadway show on this
day in 2006.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) began an oil-
embargo against several countries including the
U.S. and Great Britain
on this day in 1973. The incident stemmed from Western support of
Israel when Egypt and Syria attacked the nation on October 6, 1973. It
lasted until March of 1974.

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American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, NY. on this day in 1777. It
was the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.

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An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San Francisco Bay
area in
California on this day in 1989. The quake caused about 67 deaths,
3,000 injuries, and damages up to $7 billion.

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Al Capone was convicted on income tax evasion and was sentenced to 11
years in prison on this day in 1931. He was released in 1939.

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Arthur Miller on a trip with his wife,
actress Marilyn Monroe.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Patty Hearst got prison time on this day in 1976.

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Author F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on this day in 1896.


His other novels include This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned,
and Tender Is the Night. He was so intelligent as a child that he was given
permission to attend only a half-day of
school, and he could decide which
half.

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Mike Wallace (left) and Harry Reasoner.

The television series "60 Minutes" premiered on CBS
on this day in 1968.

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On this day in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets
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Jane and Jim Henson.

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Jim Henson and friends.

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James Maury "Jim" Henson
(September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990)

Jim Henson was the beloved puppeteer and creator of 
The Muppets, Sesame Street, and Fraggle Rock. He
created the iconic puppets Kermit the Frog, Oscar the
Grouch, and Bert and Ernie. He was honored on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame as both himself and Kermit
the Frog.

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