Archive for February 14th, 2018

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS EVENTS

today in history

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The "St. Valentine’s Day Massacre" took place in Chicago, IL. on
this day in 1929.  Seven gangsters who were rivals of Al Capone
(below) were killed.

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A re-enactment of the St. Valentine’s Day massacre.  

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Alphonse Gabriel Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947)

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On this day in 1989, Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini called on Muslims
to kill author Salman Rushdie (below).

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Salman Rushdie’s fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was
the center of a major controversy, provoking protests from
Muslims in several countries.

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On this day in 2002, former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic began his defense against war crimes charges.

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Dolly died on this day in 2003.

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Dolly the Sheep is now a stuffed specimen, standing inside a glass
showcase at the National Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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A STATE WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1859

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Oregon became the 33rd member of the Union on this day in 1859.

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