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It was on this day in 1940.

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During World War II, the battle for Okinawa officially ended on this
day in 1945.   

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On this day in 1938.

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Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz) (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987)

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HIT RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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Fats Domino scored his first R&B #1 hit with “Goin’ Home,” which he recorded with his own band, due to Dave Bartholomew’s departure.

    
    
    
    
   

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Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. turned 89 on February 26.

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THE SOLSTICE OCCURS TODAY!

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1964.

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On this day in 1834, Cyrus McCormick patented the first practical mechanical reaper for farming. His invention allowed farmers to
more than double their crop size.

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On this day in 1982, a federal jury found John W. Hinckley Jr. not guilty of attempting to assassinate the president because he was legally insane at
the time he shot President Reagan and three others on March 30, 1981.

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President Reagan waves, then looks up before being shoved (AP)
into Presidential limousine by Secret Service agents after
being shot outside a hotel in Washington in 1981.                

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BRIAN WILLSON IS 75 TODAY

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Brian Douglas Wilson was born in Inglewood, California.

Brian Wilson co-wrote over twenty-five top forty hits with the Beach Boys,
among the songs, "Good Vibrations" and "Surfin’ USA." He worked as a
producer and arranger for the band, but suffered from drug addiction
and mental health issues later.

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