Archive for June 14th, 2013

FATHER’S DAY IN 1943

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Li’l Abner is a comic strip that appeared in many newspapers in the United
States, Canada and Europe, written and drawn by
Al Capp. The strip ran for 
43 years, from August 13, 1934 through November 13, 1977.

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AUTHOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1811

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         Harriet Beecher Stowe (Harriet Elisabeth Beecher) 

                            (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896)

Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom’s
Cabin
(1852) was a depiction of life for African-Americans under slavery.


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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Trump in 1964

Donald Trump Portraits
Donald John Trump, Sr. is 67 years old today

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COMPUTER DEDICATED ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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Close up of the computer operator’s console

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Univac 1

"Univac I" was a computer designed for the U.S. Census Bureau and billed as the
world’s first commercial computer. The company existed until 1981.

 

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SPOCK DELIVERED FIRST STAR TREK LINE

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"The Cage" is the first pilot episode of the Star Trek: The Original Series
science fiction series. In this episode, the character Mister Spock, played 
by Leonard Nimoy (r) delivers the very first line in all of Star Trek, "Check
the circuit!"

              THE CAGE

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