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Billy the Kid, born Henry McCarty; also known as William H. Bonney
(1859 – July 14, 1881)

Bonney was an outlaw who was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in Fort Sumner
on this day in 1881.

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Richard Benjamin Speck (December 6, 1941 – December 5, 1991)

Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped, and murdered
eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital on this day in
1966.  He was sentenced to death, but the sentence was later overturned due
to issues with jury selection at his trial. Speck died of a heart attack after serving
25 years in prison.

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The space probe Mariner 4 flew by Mars, and sent back photographs
of the planet (below) on this day in 1965.

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Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967)

Singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie is regarded as one of the most
significant figures in American folk music; his songs, including social
justice songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", have inspired several
generations both politically and musically. He wrote hundreds of political,
folk, and children’s songs, along with ballads and improvised works.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The establishment of full diplomatic relations between the United
States and Vietnam were announced by President Clinton on this
day in 1995.

 

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Alexander Hamilton-Aaron Burr-Duel-Pistols on display in the JP
Morgan Chase Headquarters in NYC.

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The abandoned U.S. space station Skylab returned to Earth. It
burned up in the atmosphere and showered debris over the
Indian Ocean and Australia on this day in 1979.

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It was on this day in 1914, Babe Ruth debuted in the major leagues
with the Boston Red Sox.

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SANDY KOZEL

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The 114-day Battle of Britain began during World War II on this
day in 1940.

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The Telstar Communications satellite was launched on this day
in 1962. The satellite relayed TV and telephone signals between
Europe and the U.S.

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It was on this day in 1850.

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A statue of Millard Fillmore, outside of City Hall in Buffalo,
New York.

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Arlo Davy Guthrie is 70 years old today.

Arlo Guthrie’s only top-40 hit was a cover of Steve Goodman‘s "City
of New Orleans
". His song "Massachusetts" was named the official
folk song of the state in which he has lived most of his adult life. He
has also made several acting appearances.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1853

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John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937)

Rockefeller was an American oil industry business magnate and
philanthropist widely considered
the wealthiest American of all
time
and the richest person in modern history. He revolutionized
the petroleum industry.

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It was first learned on this day in 1947, an unidentified flying object
crashed on a ranch northwest of Roswell, New Mexico, sometime
during the first week of July 1947.

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investigators examine Roswell crash debris.

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Florenz Ziegfeld staged his first "Follies" on the roof of the New
York Theater in New York City on this day in 1907.

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Florenz Edward Ziegfeld Jr. (March 21, 1867 – July 22, 1932)

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On this day in 1986, Kurt Waldheim was sworn in as president of
Austria despite controversy over his alleged ties to Nazi war  
crimes. He died in 2007.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Adolf Hitler purged the Nazi Party by destroying the SA and
bringing to power the SS in the "Night of the Long Knives”.

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The original Pure Food and Drug Act (also known as the Wiley Act)
was passed by Congress on June 30, 1906 and signed by President
Theodore Roosevelt. It prohibited interstate commerce in misbranded
and adulterated foods, drinks and drugs under penalty of seizure of
the questionable products and/or prosecution of the responsible
parties.

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The Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 11 returned to Earth on this day in
1971. The three cosmonauts (below) were found dead inside.

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Margaret Mitchell’s book, "Gone with the Wind," was published in
this day in 1936. It was one of the best-selling novels of all time 
and the basis for a blockbuster 1939 movie.

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Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949)

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From left: Tonya Harding and  Nancy Kerrigan.     

On this day in 1994, the U.S. Figure Skating Association stripped
Tonya Harding of the 1994 national championship and banned her
from the organization for life for an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.

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Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010)

Twentieth-century African-American singer and actress Lena Horne
sang "Stormy Weather," won a Grammy Award for a 1981 album
entitled Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, and appeared in film
versions of The Wiz, Broadway Rhythm, and Ziegfeld Follies.

After dropping out of high school at the age of sixteen, she performed
in the chorus of Harlem’s famed Cotton Club.

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