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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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Woodrow Wilson before Congress in 1917.

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson
(December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)

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FAMOUS SEARCH BEGAN ON THIS DAY ~ 1871

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An illustration depicts the famous meeting of Livingston and Stanley at Ujiji, Lake Tanganyika in Africa.  

Journalist Henry Morton Stanley began his famous search through
Africa for the missing British explorer and Scottish physician, Dr.
David Livingstone (below).

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley
(John Rowlands)
(28 January 1841 – 10 May 1904)

David Livingstone: The boy from Blantyre who became an African legend |  Scotland.org
David Livingstone
(19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Ferdinand Magellan  (February 4, 1480 – April 27, 1521)

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After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America
that now bear his name, Portuguese navigator
Ferdinand Magellan entered the Pacific Ocean with three ships, becoming the first
European explorer to reach the Pacific from the Atlantic.

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FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG ~

Columbus Holiday Monday; what's open & what's closed?

Columbus was not the genocidal maniac you want him to be | East Tennessean
Italian Explorer Christopher Columbus
(born between 25 August and 31 October 1451,
died 20 May 1506)

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ED DANAHUE

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Actress Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone)
is 87years young today.

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