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FEMALE ORDAINED ON THIS DAY IN 1853

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Antoinette Louisa Brown (later Antoinette Brown Blackwell)
(May 20, 1825 – November 5, 1921)

Reverend Blackwell was the first woman to be ordained as a mainstream
Protestant minister in the United States. She distinguished herself from 
her contemporaries with her use of religious faith in her efforts to expand
women’s rights. Blackwell founded the Association for the Advancement
of Women in 1873. In 1888 she was elected as a delegate to a hearing
of the International Council of Women.



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A REVIEW OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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William Oliver Stone is 69 years old today.

As a teenager, Stone worked in the French Financial
Exchange. He then went into the U.S. Army and served
in Vietnam from June 1965 to 1968.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

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Roy Claxton Acuff
(September 15, 1903 – November 23, 1992)

Roy Acuff was a country music singer, fiddler, and promoter,
known as the "King of Country Music," He was the first living
artist to be elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Acuff began his music career in the 1930s, gaining regional
fame as the singer and fiddler for his group, the Smoky
Mountain Boys. He joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1938.

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