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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1938

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"Begin the Beguine" is a popular song written by Cole Porter. It
became such a classic during World War II that Max Beckmann
adopted the title for a painting in 1946 that is now at University
of Michigan Museum of Art
(below).

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Begin the Beguine painting by Max Beckmann.

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Artie Shaw (Arthur Jacob Arshawsky)
(May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004)

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today in history

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On this day in 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously
ruled that
President Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed
White House tape recordings to the Watergate special
prosecutor Leon Jaworski.

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Vice President Nixon (far right) and Soviet Premier
Nikita Khrushchev
(wearing hat)
speak as the press looks on in part of what came to be known as the Kitchen Debate.

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Mormon leader Brigham Young and his followers arrived in the
valley of the Great Salt Lake in present-day Utah on this day in
1847.
 

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Brigham Young
(June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877)

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Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco
(July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830)

 
Simon Bolivar,known as El Libertador, was a Venezuelan military and political
leader who played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela, Bolivia,
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Panama as sovereign states, independent of
Spanish rule.


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The Apollo 11 astronauts splashed down safely in the Pacific
Ocean on this day in 1969.

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The Apollo 11 crew stand next to their spacecraft on the deck of
the recovery ship U.S.S. Hornet.

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