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Alan Shepard became the first American in space when he made a
15 minute suborbital flight on this day in 1961.

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Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821)

Napoleon was a French statesman and military leader who rose to
prominence during the
French Revolution and led several successful
campaigns
during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor
of the French
from 1804 until 1814.

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Death of Napoleon the Great, French engraving from 1828.

Gold-framed portrait painting of a gaunt middle-aged man with receding hair and laurel wreath, lying eyes-closed on white pillow with a white blanket covering to his neck and a gold Jesus cross resting on his chest
Napoleon on his death bed. It is said       
he died of stomach cancer.


Napoleon’s tomb at Les Invalides.

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Karl Marx  (May 5, 1818 – March 14, 1883)

Karl Marx was a renowned German political theorist,
philosopher, and economist. He penned both Das
Kapital and The Communist Manifesto. He attended
both the University
of Bonn and the University of
Berlin.

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A bust of Karl Marx at the garden of the Karl
Marx House museum in Trier, Germany.

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Robert Gerard Sands (March 9, 1954 – May 5, 1981)


Bobby Sands (member of the provisional IRA – Irish
Republican Army: died following a hunger strike on
this day in 1981.

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Music Hall was dedicated in New York City on this day in 1891. It was later renamed Carnegie Hall.

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A ticket from the opening-night concert.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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CELEBRATING 100 YEARS THIS WEEK!

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Early postcard of the Benson Hotel

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“The Benson” in 1920

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Portland’s Benson Hotel, briefly known as the New Oregon Hotel, opened 
March 5, 1913 at 309 Southwest Broadway. The hotel was named after the
notable businessman and philanthropist Simon Benson.
 


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                   Simon Benson
(October 2, 1852 – August 5, 1942)

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PORTLAND’S NEWEST DEPARTMENT STORE!

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From The Oregonian, September 29, 1970

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THE BIG GRAND OPENING CONTINUES !

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yaw's grand opening

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The Good guys will be giving away 91derful prizes tonight, Friday, between 6:30 & 8pm.

                yaw's ham and fries

     yaw's

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