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It was on this day in 1981.

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On this day in 1607.

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The Battle of Churubusco on this day in 1846.

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Stevie Wonder (Stevland Hardaway Judkins) is 67 years old today.

Stevie Wonder signed with Motown Records when he was eleven years old
and released the hit song "Fingertips (Pt. 2)" when he was thirteen. His 
album, “Songs in the Key of Life”, was ranked 56 on Rolling Stone magazine’s
list of the top 500 albums of all time.

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On this day in 1945

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It was on this day in 1886.

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The Coca-Cola logo was created by John Pemberton’s bookkeeper,
Frank Mason Robinson, in 1885. Robinson came up with the name
and chose the logo’s distinctive cursive script.

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Let It Be is the twelfth and final studio album by The Beatles. It was
released on this day in 1970, almost a month after the group’s break-
up.

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The Lusitania, a civilian ship, was sunk by a German submarine
on this day in 1915.

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Germany signed unconditional surrender ending World War II on
this day in 1945. It would take effect the next day.

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It was on this day in 1954.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893)   

Tchaikovsky is famous for composing "The Nutcracker" ballet, as well
as numerous symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, and chamber-
music pieces. He’s remembered as one of classical music’s most
popular composers. He began taking piano lessons when he was
five and was able to read music at the same level as his first piano
teacher in only three years.

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It was on this day in 1942.

Forced march without provisions, under barbaric treatment meted by Japanese Imperial forces, to Western and Philippine soldiers, resulting in an horrific death toll of POWs, World War II: Corregidor, Bataan, Philippines "Death March"

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Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister turned 88 March 23.

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Orson Welles with big brother Richard Welles.

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

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President George W. Bush, wearing a flight suit after landing on
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President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in
Iraq on this day in 2003.

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Francis Gary Powers
(August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977)

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The Empire State Building in New York was dedicated and
opened on this day in 1931. It was 102 stories tall and was
the tallest building in the world at the time.

    

        
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"Citizen Kane," directed and starring Orson Welles, premiered
in New York on this day in 1941.

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Orson Welles arriving at the premiere of “Citizen Kane”.

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