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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Actor/producer Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 45 yeas old today. As
of 2019, his films have earned $7.2 billion worldwide, and he has
placed eight times in annual rankings of the world’s highest-paid
actors.
His accolades include an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards.

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio at the
88th Academy Awards (2016):
Best Actor, win, for The Revenant.

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ROMANIA CAPTURED BY THE SOVIET UNION

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“An army of Romanian civilians, men and women, both young and
old (above) dig anti-tank ditches in a border area, on June 22, 1944,
in readiness to repel Soviet armies.” (AP)
   

On August 22, 1944, Soviet forces break through to Jassy, in northeastern 
Romania, convincing Romania’s king to sign an armistice with the Allies  
and concede control of his country to the USSR.

    

     

 Soviet tanks occupy Bucharest in august 1944. The occupation was to last for more than a decade.
Soviet tanks occupy Bucharest.

  
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            The Romanian Communist Party

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1996, a single homemade pipe bomb left in a knapsack exploded amid a crowd of spectators in Centennial Olympic Park,
near the main sites of the Olympic Games in Atlanta. The blast
caused by the crude device killed one person and injured 112
others.
  

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Eric Robert Rudolph, the Olympic Park Bomber.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is 44 years old today.

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THE END OF WW I ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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A couple walking by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on May 1943.

  
Today is known as Veterans Day. It originated with Armistice Day observances marking the anniversary of the 1918 end of World War I, which became an
official holiday in the 1930s. In 1954, the U.S. Congress
officially turned
Armistice Day into Veterans Day.

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