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COMPANY FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1868

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MetLife, Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance
Company (MLIC), better known as MetLife, and its affiliates. MetLife is among
the largest global providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit
programs, with 90 million customers in over 60 countries.

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ESCAPE ARTIST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1874

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Harry Houdini (Erik Weisz/Harry Weiss)
(March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926)

Houdini was a magician and escape artist whose most difficult stunt entailed
escaping from handcuffs that took a locksmith five years to build.

In his youth, he took a job as a trapeze artist under the name Ehrich, the
Prince of the Air, and was a successful cross-country runner. Houdini made
several movies, but quit acting when it failed to bring in money. He was also
was an accomplished aviator (below), and aimed to become the first man to
fly a plane in Australia.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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President Clinton Commits the United States to the Kosovo War on
this day in 1999.

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