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Hungary gave permission to thousands of East German refugees
and visitors to immigrate to West Germany on this day in 1989.

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On this day in 1935.

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Huey Pierce Long Jr. (August 30, 1893 – September 10, 1935)

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On this day in 1846, Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine.

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On this day in 1955, the TV series "Gunsmoke" premiered on CBS.

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José Feliciano (
José Montserrate Feliciano García) is 72 years old
today.

Puerto Rican born singer and songwriter José Feliciano is best known for
many international hits, including his rendition of
The Doors‘ "Light My Fire"
and the best-selling
Christmas single, "Feliz Navidad". He has released many albums over the years in both English and Spanish.

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FILIBUSTER RECORD ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Senator Strom Thurmond of
South Carolina set a filibuster record
when he spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes in an attempt to kill
the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Thurmond died in his sleep on June
26, 2003, at 9:45 p.m. of
heart failure at a hospital in Edgefield,
South Carolina. He was 100 years old. Thurmond was the longest-
serving senator in history.

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James Strom Thurmond
(December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003)

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