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Former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death in Jerusalem by an Israeli court on this  day in 1961. He had been
tried on charges for organizing the deportation of Jews to
concentration camps.

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A single-engine plane carrying U.S. Army Major Glenn Miller (above) disappeared in thick fog over the English Channel during a flight to
Paris.


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A US Army-Air Force C-64 Norseman Aircraft similar to the one
carrying Glenn Miller.  

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On this day in 1791, the first ten amendments to the Constitution,
known as the Bill of Rights, went into effect following ratification
by the state of
Virginia.

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On this day in 1890, Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull and 11 other
tribe members were killed in Grand River,
SD, during an incident
with Indian police working for the
U.S. government.


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Walter Elias "Walt" Disney died in Los Angeles on this day in 1966.

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The movie "Gone With the Wind," produced by David O. Selznick
based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell, premiered at Loew’s
Grand Theater in Atlanta on this day in 1939. The epic film starred  
Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.

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Loew’s Grand Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.

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UN War Crimes panel tries Slobodan Melosevic for genocide in
Bosnia.

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Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych declares win in disputed vote on this
date in 2004. He was poisoned during the election campaign when
it was confirmed that he ingested hazardous amounts of TCDD
, the
most potent dioxin and a contaminant in Agent Orange.

He suffered disfigurement as a result of the poisoning, but he has
since made made a full physical recovery (below).
 

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The first edition of "Life" magazine was hit the newsstands on
this day in 1936. The cover depicted the Fort Peck Dam in
Montana.

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Henry Robinson Luce (April 3, 1898 – February 28, 1967)


Luce was a  magazine magnate who was called “the most
influential private citizen in America of his day".


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On this day in 1903, Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso made
his U.S. debut with the
Metropolitan Opera in New York City in "Rigoletto."  He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses
of Europe and America, appearing in a wide variety of roles from
the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to
the dramatic.
         
     


    
    
    
   
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Enrico Caruso (February 25, 1873 – August 2, 1921)

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On this day in 1945, 24 Nazi leaders went before an international war crimes tribunal (below) in Nuremberg, Germany.

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Robert Francis
"Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968)

Robert Kennedy was a U.S. Senator from New York and Attorney General under
his brother John‘s administration who was assassinated in 1968 while he was
running for president. He spearheaded many of the civil rights initiatives that the
Kennedy Administration put forward.

Shortly before his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the Naval Reserve as an apprentice
seaman and later graduated from Harvard College and the University of Virginia
School of Law.

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Britain’s Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in Westminster Abbey on this day in 1947.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip today.

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Spain’s Dictator Francisco Franco died on this day in 1975. He
had been suffering from a number of health problems over the
years, including Parkinson’s disease. He was 82.

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Francisco I. Madero led a revolution that broke out in Mexico on this
day in 1910.

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The musical CABARET opened on Broadway at the Broadhurst
Theatre on this day in 1966.

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Joel Grey, center, and the original 1966 Broadway cast of "Cabaret."

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Hermann Goering, a Nazi war criminal and founder of the Gestapo, poisoned himself just hours before his scheduled execution on this day in 1946.

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On this day in 1917, Mata Hari, the archetype of the seductive female spy,
is executed for espionage by a French firing squad at Vincennes outside
of Paris.

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It was announced on this day in 1964,  that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev
had been removed from power. He was replaced with Alexei N. Kosygin.

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The CBS-TV sitcom "I Love Lucy" premiered on this day in
1951. It starred
Lucille Ball
, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and
William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran
from October 15, 1951 to May 6, 1957.


 

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An international military tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany,
found 22 top Nazi leaders guilty of war crimes on this day
in 1946.

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The Berlin Airlift came to an end on this day in 1949. The airlift had taken
2.3 million tons of food into the western sector despite the Soviet blockade.

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African-American James Meredith James Meredith succeeded in registering
at the University of Mississippi on this day in 1962. It was his fourth attempt
to register.

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James Meredith is escorted by U.S. Marshals.

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James Howard Meredith turned 84 in June.

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The Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote)
premiered in Vienna, Austria on this day in 1791.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791)

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James Byron Dean
(February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)

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