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THOSE LOST IN THE FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING.

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DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1758

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Benjamin Franklin advertised mustard for sale for
the first time in America. The advertisement was
published in the Philadelphia Chronicle.

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REMEMBER THIS DRIVE-IN SERVICE ?

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1898, the USS Maine sank when it exploded in Havana Harbor for unknown reasons. More than 260 crew members were
killed.

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On this day in 1989, after nine years of intervention, the Soviet Union announced that the remainder of its troops had left Afghanistan.

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Red Army soldiers surrounded by foreign press wait their plane
to leave for Soviet Union.

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Born on this day in 1564.

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Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906)

Susan B. Anthony was a social reformer and women’s rights activist
who played a pivotal role in the
women’s suffrage movement.

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In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the bill
authorizing the Susan B. Anthony Dollar Coin. The
U.S. Mint officially released the coin on July 2, 1979.

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