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It was on this day in 1977.

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David Richard Berkowitz (Richard David Falco) turned 65 June 1st.

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It was on this day in 1969.

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Patricia Krenwinkel, Susan Atkins, and Leslie
Van Houten walking to court where a Los Angeles jury found them,
along with Charles,  Manson, guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy for the Tate-LaBianca killings.

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Cult leader Charles Manson (center).

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Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio on this day in 1921. He
was left permanently paralyzed from the waist down and avoided 
being seen using his wheelchair in public, but his disability was
well known and became a major part of his image.


Roosevelt (second from left) supporting himself on crutches in 1924.

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In 1933, President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt (39) is 
pictured in his leg braces with wife Eleanor to his
right. In 1938, he founded the National Foundation
for Infantile Paralysis, leading to the development
of polio vaccines.

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The Smithsonian Institution was chartered by the U.S. Congress on
this day in 1846. The "Nation’s Attic" was made possible by $500,000 given by scientist Joseph Smithson.

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On this day in 1988, President Reagan signed a measure providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were interned by the
U.S. government during World War II.

The first prisoners arrive in March of 1942 at the Japanese evacuee community established in Owens Valley in Manzanar, Calif.
The first prisoners arrive in March of 1942 at the Japanese evacuee community established in Owens Valley in Manzanar, Calif.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1987, U.S,
President Ronald Reagan challenged Soviet
Premier Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. It was 29
months later when Gorbachev allowed Berliners to destroy the wall.

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On September 12,1990, now-former President Reagan returned
to Berlin with wife Nancy, where he personally took a few
symbolic hammer swings at a remnant of the Berlin Wall.

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On this day in 1963, Civil rights leader Medgar Evers was fatally
shot in front of his home in Jackson, MS.

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Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963)

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Byron De La Beckwith was accused of killing civil rights activist
Medgar Evers in 1963. After two trials had hung juries in 1964,
he was finally convicted of the crime in 1994. He received a life
sentence in prison where he died on January 21, 2001 at the age
of 80.

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On 12 June 1978, Berkowitz was sentenced to 25 years to life in
prison for each murder, to be served consecutively. The Serial
killer had terrorized the streets of New York City for over a year.
killing six people and leaving seven others severely injured. He
was being called the .44 Caliber Killer at the time.

 

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David Richard Berkowitz turned 65 on June 1.


In 1987, Berkowitz claimed to have become an
evangelical Christian while
in prison. According to his personal testimony, his moment of
conversion
occurred after reading
Psalm 34:6 from a Bible given to him by a fellow
inmate. He says he is no longer to be referred to as the "Son of Sam"
but the "Son of Hope".  

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown, New York on this day in 1939.

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This famous photo from the 1939 Hall of Fame dedication ceremony
is missing Ty Cobb, who received more votes than any other player
in the first election.

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SANDY KOZEL

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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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ROSS SIMPSON

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The "Anschluss" took place on this day in 1938 as German troops entered Austria.

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President Franklin Roosevelt presented his first presidential address
to the nation. It was the first of the "Fireside Chats."

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Gacy, known as the “Killer Clown” was convicted on this day
in 1980.

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The Girl Scout organization was founded by Juliette Gordon Low on
this day in 1912. The original name was Girl Guides.

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Juliette Gordon Low 
(October 31, 1860 – January 17, 1927)

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On this day in 1987, "Les Miserables" opened on Broadway.


The Broadway production opened ran until 18 May 2003, closing after
6,680 performances. It is the
fifth longest-running Broadway show in
history and was the second-longest at the time. The production was
nominated for 12
Tony Awards and won eight, including Best Musical
and
Best Original Score.

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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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