Archive for June 13th, 2015

PATTON OWNED PISTOL SELLS AT AUCTION

(AP) – A Colt .45 revolver once owned by General George S. Patton sold for
$75,000 at auction in Los Angeles Thursday.

Profiles in History, which conducted the auction, had expected the working
firearm to fetch over $60,000. The Colt .45 Model 1873 single-action revolver
with distinctive stag horn grip was acquired by the famous World War II general
around 1928 and remained in his possession until his death in 1945. 



George Smith Patton, Jr.

(November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945)

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Tim maguire
Tim Maguire



Benjamin David
"Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986)

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LUCKY LINDY HONORED ON THIS DAY IN 1927



Charles Lindbergh (left) was honored with a ticker-tape parade in
New York City
following his historic solo transatlantic flight.

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