Archive for October 9th, 2017

ARRIVAL IN 1492 CELEBRATED ON THIS DAY

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Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Italian explorer 
Christopher Columbus‘s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.

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Christopher Columbus (Cristoforo Colombo) (1451 – May 20, 1506)

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1967, guerrilla leader Che Guevara was executed in
Bolivia.

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Anthrax laced letters were sent to Capitol Hill on this
day in 2001.

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The hijackers of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro surrendered on
this day in 1985.

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Andrei Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this
day in 1975. The Soviet scientist is known as the "father of
the hydrogen bomb."

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John Winston Ono Lennon (John Winston Lennon)
 
(October 9, 1940- December 8, 1980)

John Lennon became one of the most influential songwriters
in the history of popular music after co-founding The Beatles
with
Paul McCartney and George Harrison. He was a symbol
of counterculture, promoting peace, activism and freedom
of speech.

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