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SAN ANTONIO CAPTURED ON THIS DAY~1835

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Inspired by the spirited leadership of Benjamin Rush Milam, the newly
created Texan Army takes possession of the city of San Antonio, an
important victory for the Republic of
Texas in its war for independence
from Mexico. 

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Benjamin Rush Milam (1788 – 1835)

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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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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1961, Berlin was divided by a barbed wire fence to halt
the flight of refugees. Two days later work on the Berlin Wall began.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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MIKE  GRACIA

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On this day in 1932, the 22-month-old son (right) of aviator Charles Lindbergh (left) was kidnapped. The child was found dead in May.

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
(November 26, 1899 – April 3, 1936)

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The Andy Griffith Show aired on CBS from
October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968.

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Ronald William Howard is 65 years-old today.

Director, producer, and actor who first became
known as Andy Griffith‘s son Opie on The Andy
Griffith Show
and also played teenager Richie
Cunningham on Happy Days. His 2001 film A
Beautiful Mind
received the Academy Award for
Best Picture and earned Howard the Academy
Award for Best Director. He also directed the
films Apollo 13 (1995) and Dr. Seuss’ How the
Grinch Stole Christmas
 (2000).

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Happy Days, the original television sitcom aired first-run
from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on
ABC,

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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On this day in 1960, U.S. Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential
nomination.


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On this day in 1935, Bruno Richard Hauptmann went on trial for the kidnap-murder of Charles Lindberghs baby (below). Hauptmann was found guilt and executed.

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Aviator Charles Augustus Lindbergh
(February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974)

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