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The American Weekly
was a
Sunday newspaper supplement
published by the
Hearst Corporation from November 1, 1896,
until 1966. The name was changed to Pictorial Living in 1963
before it was finally cancelled in 1966. Due to the low quality
of the paper on which it was printed, many issues have been
lost despite the large circulation. As a result, it has become
a collectors item.

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REPORTED MISSING ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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On the morning of July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most
influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, was officially
reported missing after he failed to return home the previous night. 

Though he is popularly believed to have been the victim of a Mafia hit,
conclusive evidence was never found and Hoffa’s fate remains a mystery.

Jimmy Hoffa, Legendary Teamsters Boss

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HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

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On this day in 1871, The Great Chicago Fire began in southwest
Chicago, possibly in a barn owned by Patrick and Katherine O’Leary,
was fanned by strong southwesterly winds, the flames rage for more
than 24 hours, eventually leveling three and a half square miles and 
wiping out one-third of the city. Approximately 250 people were
killed in the fire; 98,500 people are left homeless; 17,450 buildings
were destroyed. Parts of the upper Midwest were also scorched.

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Donald James Larsen (New York Yankees) pitched the first perfect
game in the history of the World Series on this day in 1956.

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New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra leaping into the
arms of pitcher Don Larsen after the completion of his
perfect game.

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Don James Larsen turned 89 August 7.

New York Yankees’ Don Larsen (above) sits in the dugout at the
Yankees Old Timers’ Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018,
at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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SANDY KOZEL

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William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564 – April 23, 1616)

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James Earl Ray (March 10, 1928 – April 23, 1998)

Ray was the alleged assassin of Martin Luther King Jr. April
4, 1968, in
Memphis, Tennessee. He was convicted on his       
forty-first birthday after entering a
guilty plea to forgo a jury     
trial. Had he been found guilty by jury trial, he would have      
been eligible for the death penalty.

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Cesar Chavez (César Estrada Chávez)
(March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993)

Cesar Chavez was an American labor leader and civil rights
activist who, with
Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National
Farm Workers. Chavez died of unspecified natural causes
in
San Luis, Arizona, in the home of a former farm worker
and longtime friend.

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Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit his first major-league
home run on this day in 1954. He later became the home run
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Henry Louis Aaron became 84 years old in February.

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