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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled
that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate
to blacks and other minorities were legally
unenforceable.

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Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999)

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Joe DiMaggio made his major-league debut on this day in 1936.

DiMaggio is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15 –
July 16, 1941), a record that still stands.

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James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006)

Known as The Godfather of Soul,singer James Brown gained fame for his
anthem "I Got You (I Feel Good)" and Rolling Stone magazine ranked him
seventh on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time.He lived with his
aunt who was a madam at a brothel and, after being released from prison
for robbery, he became a gospel singer.

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It was on this day in 1945

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Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini
(July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945) 

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On this day in 1967, heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali 
(Cassius Clay) refused to be inducted into the Army claiming he
was a
 conscientious objector.


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On this day in 2001, the first civilian to have ventured into space
was American Dennis Tito. pictured above giving a thumb up. 

California businessman Dennis Tito and two cosmonauts were aboard 
a Russian rocket launched from Central Asia. The destination was the
international space station.  


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James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is 68 years old today.

Jay Leno graduated from Emerson College with a Speech Therapy
degree and founded his own comedy club.

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
was a late-night talk show hosted
by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and
resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February
6, 2014.

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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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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Adolf Hitler ( April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945) 

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THE CUBAN EXODUS BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1980.

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On this day in 1939, Ted Williams made his Major League
Baseball debut with the Boston Red Sox.

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DAVID MELENDY

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It was on this day in 2007

 

                                  

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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin
(April 16, 1889 – December 16, 1977)

Charlie Chaplin was forced to live in a workhouse at the age
of seven, and his mother was sent to a mental asylum. When
he was fourteen, he began touring as a comedian, and at age
19, he moved to America with the Fred Karno company.

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A DEBUT ALBUM ON THIS DAY IN 1964.

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Michael Jordan – Last NBA Game on this day in 2003.

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