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  MIKE GRACIA                                                   

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On this day in 1770, a deadly riot called "The Boston Massacre" took place on King Street in Boston. It began as a street brawl between
American colonists and a lone British soldier, but quickly escalated
to a chaotic, bloody slaughter killing five people. Two British troops 
were later convicted of manslaughter. The conflict energized anti-
Britain sentiment and paved the way for the American Revolution.

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Boston Massacre Site Memorial, on the Freedom Trail behind the Old State House.

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Patsy Cline (Virginia Patterson Hensley)  
(September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963)

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On this day in 1963, country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins died in the crash of their plane, a
Piper Comanche, near Camden, Tennessee, along with pilot Randy Hughes (Cline’s manager). The investigation determined that Hughes,
a non-instrument-rated pilot, attempted visual flight in adverse
weather conditions, resulting in disorientation and subsequent loss
of control.


A Piper Comanche PA-24-180, similar to the one that crashed.

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Patsy Cline aircraft crash site, Camden, Tennessee.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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The "St. Valentine’s Day Massacre" took place in Chicago, IL on this
day in 1929.
Seven gangsters who were rivals of Al Capone were
killed.

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Gangster Alphonse Gabriel Capone 
(January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947)

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The section of the bullet-riddled wall as it stands today in the Mob Museum in Las Vegas.

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On this is day in 1845, President James Polk and signed legislation making Texas the 28th state of the United States.


Boundaries of Texas after the annexation in 1845.

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Depiction of Anson Jones lowering Republic flag following
annexation by the United States.

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The U.S. and Texas flags at the Texas State Capitol.

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The first American Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was organized, in Boston, MA. on this day in 1851. 


A group of evangelicals from several Boston churches, led by retired sea
captain  and lay preacher Thomas Valentine Sullivan, founded the first
YMCA in the United States. Modeled on the original YMCA established in
London in 1844 by George Williams, this new organization offered a safe
gathering place, opportunities for socializing, bible-study classes and
prayer meetings.

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Thomas Valentine Sullivan                        George Williams

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1974, President Gerald Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for draft-evaders and deserters during the Vietnam War.

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In west Beirut on this day in 1982, the massacre of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children began in refugee camps
of the Lebanese Christian militiamen.

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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It was on this day in 1972.

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It took place on this day in 1975.

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Jack Kerouac’s "On the Road" was first published on this day in
1957.

Jack Kerouac by Tom Palumbo circa 1956
Jack Kerouac (Jean-Louis Kérouac) 
(March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969)

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Mother Teresa, known in the Roman
Catholic Church
as Saint Teresa of
Calcutta (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu)

(August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997)

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