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On this day in 1945 a B-29 bomber, known as the Enola Gay, dropped the
first atomic bomb on an inhabited area. The bomb named "Little Boy" was
dropped over the center of Hiroshima, Japan. An estimated 140,000 people
were killed.

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Pictured is a mockup of "Little Boy," the atomic bomb that was
dropped that morning on Hiroshima.

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The Voting Rights Act was signed by
President Lyndon B. Johnson 
on this day in 1965.

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Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini)
(September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978)

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Sir Alexander Fleming (August 6, 1881 – March 11, 1955) 

Scottish biologist, pharmacologist, and botanist Alexander Fleming 
shared the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for helping
to discover the antibiotic substance penicillin in 1928. His discovery
marked the start of modes antibiotics, which changed the medical
world forever. He worked in shipping before going to medical school
at the recommendation of his brother.

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The assignation of Julius Caesar on this day in 44 B.B. The Roman
leader was stabbed 23 times by a mob of mutinous senators.

                   

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President Johnson making his historic ‘We Shall Overcome’
speech during a joint session of Congress.

On this day in 1965, as the nation reeled from the "Bloody Sunday" beatings
of civil
rights marchers in Selma, Ala.
, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a
stirring call upon Congress to ensure the voting rights of black Americans.

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My Fair Lady Original Playbill
Opened March 15, 1956 and Closed September
29, 1962 after 2717 performances.

 

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REMINDER FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG ~

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A REMINDER FROM PDX RETRO ~

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In Oregon,Your ballot must be in the mail by this Thursday, Nov. 3rd
or put into provided drop boxes by 8 p.m. next Tuesday.

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