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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1964.

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The bodies of the three civil rights workers found in an earthen dam
in Mississippi on August 4, 1964.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson (left), famous football player O.J.
Simpson’s ex-wife, and her friend Ron Goldman (right) are brutally stabbed
to death outside Nicole’s home in Brentwood,
California, in what quickly
becomes one of the most highly publicized trials of the century. With
overwhelming evidence against him, including a prior record of domestic
violence towards Brown, O.J. Simpson (below) became the chief suspect.

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Robert Shapiro (l.) and Johnny Cochran sit with Simpson (right) 
during the murder trial.

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O.J. Simpson was released from prison on October 1, 2018 after
nine years behind bars for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas.




 

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MIKE GRACIA

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Sir Elton Hercules John (Reginald Kenneth Dwight) is 72.


Rock and roll legend Elton John has sold over 250 million albums in a career
that’s spanned over 50 years. He is best known for such hit songs as "Rocket
Man," "Tiny Dancer," "Bennie and the Jets" and "Candle in the Wind."Elton
began playing the piano at age three and won a junior scholarship to the
Royal Academy of Music.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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TIM MAGUIRE


It was on this day in 1968 when a South Carolina civil rights protest
turned deadly.

White Law Enforcement Takes Aim at Black Students

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Businessman William Dickson Boyce (1858 – 1929)
incorporated the Boy Scouts of America on this day
in 1910. According to Scouting magazine, Boyce was
completely lost in a thick London fog in 1909 when a
boy came up to him and led him to where he wanted
to go.

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William D. Boyce Memorial – Ottawa, IL.

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Today is National Boy Scouts Day.

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