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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married on this day in
1954. The marriage only lasted nine months.

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HISTORY MAKING PITCHER HAS DIED AT 90

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Don James Larsen (August 7, 1929 – January 1, 2020)

(AP) – Don Larsen, a journeyman pitcher best remembered for throwing the
only perfect game in
World Series history as a member of the New York
Yankees
, has died.  A spokesman announced late Wednesday Larsen
had died of esophageal cancer in Hayden, Idaho..

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HOME RUN BAT WAS BIG HIT AT AUCTION

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LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the
ballpark.

The bat used by the legendary baseball player to hit his 500th home run
was
auctioned on Saturday for more than $1 million.

SCP Auctions didn’t identify the buyer. The auction was held in Laguna
Niguel, California
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George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr.
(February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery, on a slope below Arlington House, where an eternal
flame (below) was lit by his widow to forever mark the grave.
    

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Jacqueline Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy walk away from the president’s casket after lighting the Eternal Flame.

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John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame at Arlington National Cemetery
after its 2013 renovation.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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The Mickey Mouse Club
was an ABC television show that aired intermittently
from 1955 to 1996 and returned in 2017 to social
media. It was created by
Walt Disney and produced by Walt
Disney Productions
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Walt Disney (center) with the Mouseketeers in 1955.

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The children’s tv series Captain Kangaroo aired weekday
mornings on the American
television network CBS from
October 3, 1955, until December 8, 1984, making it the
longest-running nationally broadcast children’s tv
program of its day. The show was conceived and the
title character was played by Bob Keeshan, who had
portrayed the original Clarabell the Clown on The
Howdy Doody show that aired on NBC.

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Robert James Keeshan
(June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004)

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