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Central Pacific and Union Pacific Rail Roads meet in Promontory, UT. 
on this day in 1869. A golden spike was driven in the rail during the      
celebration of the first transcontinental railroad in the
U.S.

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The Nazis staged massive public book burnings in Germany on this
day in 1933. The books targeted for burning were those viewed as
being subversive or representing ideologies opposed to Nazism
.

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On this day in 1941, Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler’s deputy, parachuted
into Scotland on what he claimed was a peace mission.

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Allied military and locals pose with the remains of Rudolph Hess’ Messerschmitt ME-110 after it crash-landed near the Scottish
village of Eaglesham.

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Nelson Mandela made history by becoming the first black president
of South Africa
after more than three centuries of white rule. He was sworn in to office on this day in 1994.

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Convicted of 33 murders, John Wayne Gacy Jr. was sentenced to
death
on March 13, 1980, for 12 of those killings. He spent 14 years
on
death row before he was executed by lethal injection at Stateville Correctional Center on this day in 1994.  

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Gacy during a TV interview in 1992.

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Bono (Paul David Hewson) is 58 today. Born in Dublin, Ireland.


Bono is best known as the lead vocalist and primary lyricist of
rock band U2
which earned over 20 Grammy Awards and has sold of 150 million records.

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On this day in 1974, President Nixon announced that he would
resign the following day.

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It was on this day in 1942.

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Dustin Lee Hoffman is 80 years old today.

Famous method actor Dustin Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best
Actor for Kramer vs. Kramer in 1979 and Rain Man in 1988. He had his
breakthrough role as Benjamin Braddock in the 1967 classic The Graduate.

He began his acting career at the Pasadena Playhouse with his roommate
and fellow actor Gene Hackman. 

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Central Pacific and Union Pacific Rail Roads meet in Promontory,
UT on this day in 1869. A golden spike was driven in the track at
the celebration of the first transcontinental railroad in the
U.S.

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                The identical twin of  the Last Spike.

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The Nazis staged massive public book burnings in Germany on
this day in 1933.

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Nelson Mandela was sworn in as South Africa’s first black president
on this day in 1994.

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Bono (Paul David Hewson) is 57 years old today.

Bono is the front man of U2, known for such hits as "Sunday
Bloody Sunday" and "Beautiful Day." The band has earned
over 20 Grammy Awards and has sold over 150 million
records. He is also a well-known philanthropist who has
championed causes in his native Ireland, in Africa, and all
over the world.

He spent his childhood singing. Growing up on O’Connell
Street in a suburb of Dublin, he earned his nickname "Bono"
from the phrase "Bono Vox of O’Connell Street," which means
"good voice of O’Connell Street."  He was named the Time
Person of the Year in 2005, along with Bill and Melinda Gates.

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Bono (Paul David Hewson) is 56 years old today.

Bono spent his childhood singing. Growing up on O’Connell
Street in a suburb of Dublin, he earned his nickname "Bono"
from the phrase "Bono Vox of O’Connell Street," which means
"good voice of O’Connell Street." He was named the Time
Person of the Year in 2005, along with Bill and Melinda Gates.

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