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

Charles Lindbergh was a aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and
activist. At age 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a
U.S. Air Mail pilot
to instantaneous world fame by winning the
Orteig Prize for making a
nonstop flight from
New York to Paris.

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THE SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE OF 1989

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An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San
Francisco Bay  area in
California
. The quake caused about 67
deaths, 3,000 injuries, and
 
damages up to $7 billion.     


     

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1906, San Francisco,
CA, was hit with a massive
earthquake. The original death toll was cited at about 700. Later 
information indicated that the death toll may have been three to
four times the original estimate. 

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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Daniel Petrocelli, a partner at L.A.'s O'Melveny & Myers, recalls the day Ron Goldman's father hired him to lead a civil lawsuit, why Goldman referred to Simpson only as the "killer" and the "visible release of pain in [his] face ... when the verdict was read."
On this day in 1997, a civil jury in California found O.J. Simpson (Left) liable in the death of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and
Ron Goldman. Goldman’s parents (right) were awarded $8.5 million
in compensatory damages.



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O.J. Simpson was tried and acquitted of the 1994 murders of Ron Goldman (left) and Nicole Brown.


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Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson will be 72 July 9.

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An earthquake in Guatemala and Honduras killed more than 22,000 people on this day in 1976.



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More than 6,000 people were killed when a magnitude 7.2 earthquake 
hit the city of Kobe, Japan on this day in 1995. It was the most severe 
earthquake to affect that region this century. The economic loss as a result of this earthquake is estimated to reach $200
billion.

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Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790)


Benjamin Franklin was one of the
Founding Fathers of the
United States
. He was a leading author, printer, political
theorist
, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist,
inventor, humorist, civic
activist, statesman, and
diplomat.

Franklin was a major figure in the history of physics for
his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an
inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and
the Franklin stove, among other inventions.

Benjamin Franklin wrote under the pseudonym Mrs. Silence
Dogood, and published provocative letters. He was the first
United States Ambassador to France, where he advocated
religious tolerance.

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