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JOHN BELMONT

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In Oslo, Norway on this day in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
received the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the youngest person
to receive the award.

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Women were granted the right to vote in the Wyoming Territory
on this day in 1869.

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The first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the
U.S. on this
day in 1958 when 111 passengers flew from New York to Miami on
a National Airlines Boeing 707.

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Soul singer Otis Redding, at age 26, was killed on this day in 1967 
when his tour plane crashed into a Wisconsin lake. The members
of Redding’s tour band, the "Bar-Kays," were also killed.

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Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte died on this day in 2006.

Pinochet was a Chilean general, politician and the dictator of Chile
between 1973 and 1990; he remained the
Commander-in-Chief of the 
Chilean Army until 1998. He was also president of the Government
Junta of Chile
between 1973 and 1981. He died of congestive heart
failure
and pulmonary edema.


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SANDY KOZEL

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The 19th amendment to the
U.S. Constitution went into effect on
this day in 1920. The amendment prohibited discrimination on the
basis of sex in the voting booth.

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The cause of the Space Shuttle disaster was announced on this day
in 2003.

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It was on this day in 1974.

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh
(February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Mongol conqueror Ghengis Khan died on this day in 1227.

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Tennessee ratified the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 
on this day in 1920. The Amendment guaranteed the right of all
American women to vote.

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On this day in 1963, James Meredith graduated from the University
of Mississippi. He was the first black man to accomplish this feat.

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October 2015.

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James Howard Meredith turned 84 in June.

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Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker
(August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972)

Hall of Fame MLB outfielder Roberto Clemente played for the Pittsburgh
Pirates from 1955 to 1972. He was named National League MVP in 1966
and was a 2-time World Series Champion, winning World Series MVP
honors in 1971. He died tragically in a 1972 plane crash while flying to
Nicaragua to tend to earthquake victims. Clemente would deliver milk
cans in order to help make ends meet while growing up.

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Robert Redford in The Twilight Zone episode “Nothing in The Dark”
(1959).

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Charles Robert Redford Jr. is 81 years old today.

Actor and director Robert Redford founded the Sundance Film Festival. He starred
in classic films such as All the President’s Men (1976), The Sting (1973), and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) . His 1980 directorial debut, Ordinary People, received the Academy Award for Best Picture and earned him the Academy Award
for Best Director.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906)

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JOHN BELMONT

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In 1958 the first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the U.S.
when 111 passengers flew from New York to Miami on a National
Airlines Boeing 707.

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