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Explorer I
was put into orbit around the earth on this day in 1958. It
was the first
U.S. earth satellite.

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From left: William Picketing, James Van Allen, and German scientist Wernher von Braun hold a model of Explorer 1.

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On this day in 2001, a Scottish court in the Netherlands convicted
one Libyan )above) and acquitted a second in the bombing of Pan
Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, that occurred in 1988.

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On this day in 1945, Private Eddie Slovik became the only U.S.
soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion.

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Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007)

Norman Mailer was a novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker,
actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead, published
in 1948 brought him fame. His best-known work is widely considered to
be The Executioner’s Song (1979) winner of the
Pulitzer Prize for fiction
and Armies of the Night won the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction and the
National Book Award.


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Franz Peter Schubert (January 31, 1797 – November 19, 1828)

Austrian composer was extremely prolific during his lifetime, which was only
31 years. His work consists of over 600 secular vocal works, seven complete
symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large amount of
chamber and piano music. Schubert is ranked among the greatest composers
of the late Classical and early Romantic eras and is one of the most frequently
performed composers of the early 19th century.

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Franz Schubert at the piano by Rudolf Klingsbögl.

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FIRST STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS ~ 1790

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It was on January 8, 1790, President George Washington discussed 
the nation’s economic and military future in the first State of the
Union Address.

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The Tet Offensive began on this day in 1968,  as Communist forces launched surprise attacks against South Vietnamese provincial
capitals.

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Adolf Hitler was named the German Chancellor on this day in 1933
by President Paul von Hindenburg (right).

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945)

Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) served as the 32nd President of the United
States
from 1933 until his death in 1945. A Democrat, he won a record
four
presidential elections and emerged as a central figure in world
events during the mid-20th century. Roosevelt directed the United
States federal government during most of the
Great Depression,
implementing his
New Deal domestic agenda in response to the
worst economic crisis in U.S. history.

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) 


Indian political and spiritual leader and activist Mahatma Gandhi was
murdered by a Hindu extremist on this day in 1948.

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In Northern Ireland on this day in 1972, British soldiers shot and
killed thirteen Roman Catholic civil rights marchers. The day is
known as "Bloody Sunday."

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Earle Graser portrayed “The Lone Ranger” in the 1930s.

"The Lone Ranger" was heard on radio for the first time on
this day in 1933. The program ran for 2,956 episodes and
ended in 1955.

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Announcer Fred Foy (far right) during a broadcast of THE LONE
RANGER at WXYZ, Detroit. At left are. John Todd (Tonto) and
Brace Beemer (the Lone Ranger).

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President George W. Bush’s first State of The Union Speech on
this day in 2002.

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A bomb exploded at an abortion clinic in Birmingham, AL, killing an
off-duty
policeman and severely wounding a nurse on this day in
1998.
  Eric Rudolph (below) was charged with this bombing and
three other
attacks in Atlanta.


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Edgar Allan Poe’s "The Raven" was published for the first time in the "New York Evening Mirror on this day in 1845.

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Edgar Allan Poe 
(January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)

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On this day in 1936, Ty Cobb received the most votes of any player
on the inaugural
Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, receiving 222 out of
a possible 226 votes (98.2%); no other player received a higher percentage of votes until
Tom Seaver in 1992. In 1999, editors at
the Sporting News ranked Ty Cobb third on their list of "Baseball’s
100 Greatest Players".

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TY COBB, BABE RUTH, HONUS WAGNER, CHRISTY
MATHEWSON, WALTER JOHNSON.

 

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Oprah Winfrey (Orpah Gail Winfrey) is 64 today.

Television host and producer Oprah Winfrey was named the
most influential woman in the world by TIME magazine and
hosted The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest-rated syndicated
program on air, from 1986 to 2011. She was crowned Miss Black
Tennessee while in college and began co-anchoring the evening
news when she was nineteen. Oprah became the world’s first
female black billionaire and the richest self-made American
woman. She had a net worth over $2 billion in 2013.

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The first issue, June 2000.

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The U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded just after takeoff on this
day in 1986. All seven of its crewmembers were killed.

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President Ronald Reagan. 

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Sir Francis Drake (c. 1540 – January 28, 1596) 

Sir Francis Drake was an English sea captain, slave trader, and
privateer of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second
circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577
to 1580, and was the first to complete the voyage as captain
while leading the expedition throughout the entire trip. He died
of
dysentery after unsuccessfully attacking San Juan, Puerto
Rico
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Drake’s route around the world.

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José Julián Martí Pérez  (January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895)

Marti was a Cuban National Hero and an important figure in Latin
American
literature
. He was a poet, essayist, journalist, philosopher,
translator, professor, publisher, Freemason, and political theorist.


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The Jose Marti memorial in Revolution Square at Havana, Cuba.

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Vince Lombardi was named head coach of the Green Bay Packers
on this day in 1959.


Lombardi
led the Packers to three straight and five total NFL Championships
in seven years, in addition to winning the first two
Super Bowls at the end of
the
1966 and 1967 NFL seasons. Following his sudden death from cancer in
1970, The NFL
Super Bowl trophy was named in his honor.

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Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970)

Vince Lombardi Trophy to appear at Newark Museum in January 2014
The original Vince Lombardi Trophy.

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