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The funeral procession for the late President John
The funeral procession for President John F. Kennedy is pictured 
crossing the bridge to Arlington National Cemetery in  Arlington, VA.

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On this day in 1963, the body of President John F. Kennedy was laid
to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. The funeral was attended by
heads of state and representatives from more than 100 countries,
with untold millions more watching on television.

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President Kennedy’s widow, Jacqueline, along with brother’s Bob
and Ted Kennedy together lit the “eternal flame”(above) which will
forever burn at the gravesite of JFK.


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During the Revolutionary War on this day in 1783, British forces
evacuated New York, their last military position in the
U.S. It was
also George Washington’s Triumphal Entry in New York City, as
depicted in the above painting. The events marked the cessation 
of hostilities between Great Britain and its former colonies.

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A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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On  this day in 1986, Filippino President Ferdinand E. Marcos fled
the Philippines after 20 years of rule following a tainted election.

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Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr.
(September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989)

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Corazon Aquino, widow of slain opposition leader
Benigno Aquino.

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Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin
in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow on
this day in 1956.

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Josef Stalin died in 1953.

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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On this day in 1836, Samuel Colt received U.S. Patent No. 138
(later 9430X) for a "revolving-cylinder pistol." It was his first
patent.

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On Feb. 25, 1964, 22-year-old Cassius Clay became the world heavyweight boxing champion, defeating Sonny Liston in an
upset.

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George Harrison (February 25, 1943-November 29, 2001)


George Harrison achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of
the Beatles, the best-selling band in history. He is often referred to
as "the quiet Beatle".

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COLT’S FIRST PISTOL ON THIS DAY IN 1836

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Sam Colt’s success story began with the issuance of a U.S. patent in
1836 for the Colt firearm equipped with a revolving cylinder containing
five or six bullets and folding trigger, the Paterson .34-caliber pistol.

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