Archive for April 27th, 2015

RECAPPING WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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Sandy Kozel

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WHO IS BURIED IN GRANT’S TOMB?

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Grant’s Tomb is located in Riverside Park in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City.

Grant’s Tomb, now formally known as General Grant National Memorial, is the
final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885), the 18th President of the
United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826–1902).

The monument was dedicated (below) on April 27, 1897, the 75th-anniversary
ceremony of Grant’s birth on April 27, 1822.

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The Circular Crypt in Grant’s Tomb

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Ulysses S. Grant

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Ricky Nelson (Eric Hilliard Nelson) (May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985)

The song "A Teenager’s Romance" written by David Gillam reached #2 on
the Billboard Top 100 in 1957. It was ranked #25 on Billboard magazine’s
Top Hot 100 songs of 1957. The records A-side, "I’m Walkin’", reached
#4 on the Billboard chart and #10 on the
R&B chart.

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