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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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SINGER BOB DYLAN’S DEBUT ALBUM IN 1962.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.

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Martin Luther (November 10, 1483 – February 18, 1546) 

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ED DANAHUE

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1993, U.S. Federal agents raided the compound of an armed religious cult in Waco,
TX. The ATF had planned to arrest the 
leader of the Branch Davidians, David Koresh (below) on firearms 
charges. Four agents and six Davidians were killed and a 51-day 
standoff followed.  

  

 
   

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David Koresh (Vernon Wayne Howel)  
(August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993)

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Mount Carmel burns to the ground at the end of a 51 day standoff between David Koresh, the Branch Davidians and the FBI in <em>Waco</em>.

The religious community at Mount Carmel burns to the ground at the
end of a 51 day standoff between David Koresh, Branch Davidians
and the FBI on the property located 10 miles west of Waco, Texas.

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RADIO HISTORY MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1921

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On this day, two months to the day after its first broadcast, KDKA aired the
first religious service in the history of radio. It was undertaken by Westinghouse
to test its ability to do a remote broadcast far from a radio studio. Pittsburgh’s
Calvary Episcopal Church was chosen because one of the Westinghouse
engineers happened to be a member of the choir and made the arrangements.

The junior pastor, Rev. Lewis B. Whittemore, preached because the senior pastor
was leery of the new medium. The technicians (one a Jew, one Catholic) were
outfitted with choir robes in order to keep them from distracting the congregation.

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