Archive for June 10th, 2013

LION TAMER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

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               Clyde Beatty
(June 10, 1903 – July 19, 1965)

Beatty left home at age 18 to join the circus as a cage cleaner, and a  
year later formed his first animal act. He soon became famous as a
lion tamer and animal trainer.

Beatty also owned his own show that later merged with the Cole Bros. 
Circus to form the Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus.

 
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PAY ACT SIGNED FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY

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American Association of University Women members look on as President
John F. Kennedy signs the Equal Pay Act into law

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 is a United States federal law amending the Fair Labor Standards Act, aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex. It was signed into
law on June 10, 1963 by John F. Kennedy as part of his New Frontier Program. In
passing the bill, Congress denounced sex discrimination.

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GARRY MOORE FOR CBS VACUUM TUBES

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TODAY IN HISTORY

teletype machines

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Ross Simpson

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FIRST GRADUATION ON THIS DATE IN 1854

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U_ S_ Naval Academy- Annapolis MD

The United States Naval Academy is a four-year coeducational federal service
academy located in Annapolis, Maryland. Established in 1845 by Secretary of 
the Navy George Bancroft (below), It is the second-oldest of the five service
academies in the U.S. 

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George Bancroft (1800-1891)

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