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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1871, The Great Chicago Fire began in southwest
Chicago, possibly in a barn owned by Patrick and Katherine O’Leary,
was fanned by strong southwesterly winds, the flames rage for more
than 24 hours, eventually leveling three and a half square miles and 
wiping out one-third of the city. Approximately 250 people were
killed in the fire; 98,500 people are left homeless; 17,450 buildings
were destroyed. Parts of the upper Midwest were also scorched.

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Donald James Larsen (New York Yankees) pitched the first perfect
game in the history of the World Series on this day in 1956.

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New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra leaping into the
arms of pitcher Don Larsen after the completion of his
perfect game.

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Don James Larsen turned 89 August 7.

New York Yankees’ Don Larsen (above) sits in the dugout at the
Yankees Old Timers’ Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018,
at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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MIKE GRACIA

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In a debate between candidates for vice president of the United States,  
Democratic Lloyd Bentsen (left) told Republican Dan Quayle (right),
"You’re no Jack Kennedy
."

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The Los Angeles Dodgers were winning 2-1 and Barry Bonds had
four-hundred ninety-nine career home runs. Then in the bottom of
the eighth inning, Bonds (above) hit a 2-0 fastball from reliever
Terry Adams into McCovey Cove giving the Giants a 3-2 lead, an
eventual victory, and a spectacular five-hundredth career home
run.

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Barry Lamar Bonds turned 54 July 24.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1968, "60 Minutes" premiered on CBS-TV.

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Harry Reasoner (left) and Mike Wallace co-host the first broadcast.

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On this day in 1956, The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field (above).

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Ebbets Field – last game between Brooklyn Dodgers & Giants – Willie Mays is shown coming to bat. The Dodgers won.

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IT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ED DONAHUE

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On this day in 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan left
Spain to find a route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. Magellan
was killed during the trip, but one of his ships eventually made the journey.

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Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – April 27,1521)

Magellan was killed in the Philippines during the
Battle of Mactan by soldiers of  leader Lapu-Lap.

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The statue of Lapu-Lapu on Mactan Island.

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James Joseph "Jim" Croce
(January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973)

On this day in 1973, pop singer Jim Croce was killed along
with five others in a plane crash on his way to Sherman,
TX, for a concert. He was only 30 years old.

Croce released five studio albums and singles. His songs
"
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle" reached
No. 1 on the
Billboard Hot 100
chart.

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Croce’s chartered Beechcraft E18S crashed into a tree
during take-off from the
Natchitoches Regional Airport

in
Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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It was on this day in 1958.


Dr. Emil A. Naclerio, member of the surgical team that operated
on the Rev. Martin Luther King, is shown at King’s bedside in
Harlem Hospital in New York on Sept. 21, 1958.

    
    

    
     Izola Ware Curry enters a New York City police station, Sept. 20, 1958, where she was questioned in the stabbing of photo
    Police officers arrest Izola Curry, King’s would-be assassin.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1901, President William McKinley (below) died of
gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin. His Vice President,
Theodore Roosevelt (above) succeeded him at age 43.     

    
    
    
    
    
    
    
   
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William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901)

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The assassination of McKinley occurred on September 6, 1901.

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It was on this day in 1982 Grace Kelly died of severe head injuries.


Photo of the crashed car after dropping more than
100 feet over a retaining wall.

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Spectators view the site of the car crash.

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