PAINTING SOLD ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Portrait of a Boy (previously Portrait of Titus) by Rembrandt
sold for $7,770.00.

Titus van Rijn was born in Amsterdam on September 22, 1641, the
fourth child of the famed artist Rembrandt van Rijn and his wife
Saskia van Uylenburgh. Titus is best known as a figure or model
in his father’s paintings and studies. He died in 1668 and was
buried in the Westerkerk in Amsterdam.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
(July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669)

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STUDENT PROTEST ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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                                                                                        (The Washington Post)

Students at Howard University, a historically Black college, located in Washington, D.C., seized the administration building. The sit-in lasted
five days and led to campus reform and the establishment of the Afro-
American studies curriculum. In all, more than 100 students stood in
solidarity.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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In an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times of the Great Depression,
the Nevada state legislature voted to legalize gambling on this day in 1931.

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James Orsen "Jim" Bakker turned 77 in January.

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Bob Dylan’s debut album released by Columbia on this day in 1962.

            

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MUSIC LEGEND HAS DIED AT 90

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Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry
(October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017)

Police in St. Charles County, Missouri, were called to Berry’s house
today where he was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the
scene.

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CHARLEY PRIDE IS 79 TODAY

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Charley Pride was a pitcher for the New York
Yankees’ minor league team.

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Charley Frank Pride was born in Sledge, Mississippi.

African American country singer Charley Pride is responsible
for over thirty #1 singles, including "All I Have to Offer You
(Is Me)" and "I’m Just Me." He started playing guitar when he
was a teenager. Pride was inducted into the Country Music
Hall of Fame in 2000.

 

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Charley Pride is one of the few African Americans to have had considerable success in the country music industry.

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