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CANDY MAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1857

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Original Hershey bar.

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Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 – October 13, 1945)

Businessman and philanthropist Milton Hershey founded the Hershey Chocolate Company in 1894. He supplied chocolates for the U.S. troops during WWII. They
were called Ration D Bars rather than Hershey’s Bars. Hershey helped out on 
the family farm as a young boy. When he was in his 20s, he would accompany
his father on business trips. He started his own candy company in 1876, but
it failed within six years. Hershey moved to Denver. CO  and worked with a
confectioner, where he discovered the secret of making caramels…fresh
milk.

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Hershey Chocolate Factory.

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Today, Milton Hershey’s mansion serves as the headquarters for
Hershey Foods Corporation. Hershey is still the home of the
world’s largest chocolate and cocoa manufacturing plant.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Israel and Palestine signed their first major agreement on this day in 1993. Palestine was granted limited self-government in the Gaza
Strip and in Jericho.

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On this day in 2005, President George W. Bush took responsibility
for the Federal response to Hurricane Katrina.

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President George W. Bush meets with Hurricane Katrina victims in
Biloxi, Miss.

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In New York on this day in 1971, National Guardsmen stormed the
Attica Correctional Facility and put an end to the four-day revolt. A
total of 43 people were killed in the final assault. A committee was organized to investigate the riot on September 30, 1971.

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George Corley Wallace Jr.
(August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998)

Wallace was the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two
nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms. He survived
an assassination attempt in in 1972, but remained wheelchair-
bound until his death from a bacterial infection..

During his final years, Wallace publicly recanted his segregationist
views and asked for forgiveness from African Americans.

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