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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Goodman’s bands started the careers
of many jazz musicians. During an era
of racial segregation, he led one of the
first integrated jazz groups. Benny
Goodman (known as “The King of
Swing”), performed nearly to the end
of his life while exploring an interest
in
classical music.

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ICONIC ACTOR DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1979

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John Wayne (Marion Robert Morrison)
(May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979)


Film
actor John Wayne, famous for starring in countless westerns,
died at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade. The
American Film Institute selected Wayne as one of the greatest male
stars
of classic American cinema. 

 

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PORSCHE PROTOTYPE COMPLETED IN 1948

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On June 8, 1948, a hand-built aluminum prototype labeled “No. 1″ became
the first vehicle to bear the name of one of the world’s leading luxury car
manufacturers: Porsche.

The Austrian automotive engineer Ferdinand Porsche debuted his
first design at the World’s Fair in Paris in 1900. The electric vehicle
set several Austrian land-speed records, reaching more than 35 mph
and earning international acclaim for the young engineer.

 

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Ferdinand Porsche
(September 3, 1875 – January 30, 1951)

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THE STORY THAT MADE HISTORY IN 1968

Robert Kennedy Assassinated

Close-up of Robert F. Kennedy, March-June, 1968 | JFK Library
Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968)


On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate
Robert F. Kennedy was
mortally wounded shortly after midnight at the
Ambassador Hotel
in
Los Angeles. Earlier that evening, the 42-year-old junior senator from
New York was declared the winner in the South Dakota and
California 1968 Democratic Party presidential primaries during
the 1968 United States presidential election. He was pronounced
dead at 1:44 a.m. PDT on June 6, about 26 hours after he had been
shot.

 

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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