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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Billy Graham (William Franklin Graham Jr.)
(November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018)


Rev. Graham was an American
evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who
became well known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him "among the most influential Christian leaders"
of  the 20th century.

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FOUNDER OF TV NETWORK TO STEP DOWN

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From left: Terry Meeuwsen, Pat Robertson and Gordon P. Robertson

(Fox News) – Pat Robertson, the iconic televangelist who founded
the
Christian Broadcasting Network, is stepping down as the daily
host of the long-running flagship program “The 700 Club.”

“Today’s show will be my final as host of The 700 Club,” the 91-
year-old Robertson said on the 60th anniversary of the network,
“My replacement will be my very capable son, Gordon, who will
take over as full-time host of the program.”

Beginning in October, Robertson will be appearing on “The 700
Club” on a monthly basis to answer viewer emails.

According to CBN News, Robertson will continue to make other
on-air appearances but will also be teaching at Regent University,
the Christian institution he founded in 1977.

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LOCAL EVANGELIST HAS GONE HOME AT 86

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Luis Palau Jr. (November 27, 1934 – March 11, 2021)

Palau was an international Christian evangelist living in the Portland
area
in Oregon, He was born in Argentina and moved to Portland in
his mid-twenties to enroll in a graduate program in Biblical studies.

Palau had a long and close relationship with evangelist
Billy Graham,
and has been characterized by many as Graham’s successor. “One
of the world’s leading
evangelical Christian figures,” he is known for
his strong appeal to young people, and for his efforts to reach out to
secular leaders to address issues like homelessness.


In January 2018, Luis Palau shared on Facebook that he had stage
four lung cancer.


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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little; May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1940, the middle section of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington state collapsed during a 42 mph windstorm. The suspension
bridge had opened to traffic on July 1, 1940. The collapse had lasting 
effects on science and engineering.

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William Franklin Graham Jr.
(November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018)

Billy Graham was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian
figure, and an ordained
Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him
"among the most influential Christian leaders" of the 20th century.

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