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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on the beaches of
Normandy, France on this day in 1944. Approximately 400,000
Allied American, British and Canadian troops were involved.

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Israeli armored vehicles in Beirut during the 1982 invasion on this
day in 1982.

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It was on this day in 1933, the first drive-in movie theater opened
in Camden, NJ.

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Camille Bohannon

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It was on this day in 1968.

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It began on this day in 1967.

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U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall (above) gave a speech
at Harvard University in which he outlined what became to known
as the Marshall Plan on this day in 1947.


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The first case of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
was observed clinically on this day in 1981.   

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Chinese army troops storm Tiananmen Square, this day in 1989.

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The Battle of Midway began on this day in 1942. It was the first
major victory for America over Japan during World War II.

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On this day in 1896, Henry Ford made a successful test drive of
his new car called the “Horseless Carriage” in Detroit, MI.
  

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It was on this day in 1783.

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Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier: inventors of the
first hot air balloons.

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Bruce Springsteen released his "Born in the U.S.A." album on this
day in 1984.

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (“The Boss”)
will turn 68 on September 23.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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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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SANDY KOZEL

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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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