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IT’S A SPECIAL FAMILY DAY!

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Parents Day was established in 1994 when President Bill Clinton signed
a
Congressional Resolution into law for "recognizing, uplifting, and
supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children."

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President Bill Clinton signing the Congressional Resolution.

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Wishing You Happy Flag Day 2016

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PAST NOTABLE NEWS EVENTS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Alan Shepard became the first American in space when he made
a short suborbital flight on this day in 1961.

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On the  day in 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte on his deathbed.

The cause of his death has been debated. Napoleon’s physician, François
Carlo
Antommarchi
, led the autopsy, which found the cause of death to be
stomach cancer. He was 51.

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The member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army died while on
a hunger strike during imprisonment at HM Prison Maze (Long Kesh).

He was the leader of the strike in which prisoners protested against
the removal of Special Category Status.

 

 

 

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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5. The
date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army‘s victory over French
forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General
Ignacio Zaragoza.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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         SANDY KOZEL

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Ulysses Simpson Grant (Hiram Ulysses Grant)

(April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885
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Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed
by natives in the Philippines on this day in 1521.

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On the day in 1805 a force led by U.S. Marines captured the city
of Derna, on the shores of Tripoli.

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"Babe Ruth Day" was first celebrated at Yankee Stadium on this
day in 1947 when a dying "Bambino" (above) Addressed Fans.

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                  Gaylord Anton Nelson (June 4, 1916 – July 3, 2005)

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