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THE BIG BLAST HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1980

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On Sunday, at 8:32 a.m. PDT, Mount St. Helens, a volcanic peak in southwestern Washington, suffered a massive eruption, killing 57
people and devastating some 210 square miles of wilderness.

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Displaced Leilani residents recall Mount St. Helens eruption ...
USGS geologist Don Swanson (in red) and his colleague, Jim Moore, view a car filled with ash deposits from the May 18, 1980, eruption
of  Mount St. Helens. (USGS photo)

Harry R. Truman Fan Casting for St. Helens | myCast - Fan Casting ...
Harold R. "Harry" Truman (October 30, 1896 – May 18, 1980)
Truman was the owner and caretaker of Mount St. Helens
Lodge at
Spirit Lake.

35 Years Later, Where You Can Still See Signs of the Mt. St ...
The mountain as it looks today.

                         

          State Parks collecting oral histories about Mount St. Helens ...

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev speaking at the UN Assembly in 1960.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Hurricane Katrina slams into New Orleans, Louisiana.
Hurricane Katrina slams into New Orleans, Louisiana.

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President George W. Bush spoke on the Hurricane Katrina aftermath from Jackson Square in New Orleans. He discussed the devastation
and recovery efforts in response to the hurricane.

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Clinton (Clint) Eastwood Jr. is 89 today.

Clint Eastwood gained fame as an iconic actor in such classic
Western films as
A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad
and the Ugly
(1967) and as Detective Harry Callahan in the
Dirty Harry franchise beginning in 1971. He later became a
renowned director, receiving the Academy Awards for Best
Director and Best Picture for his films
Unforgiven (1992) and 
Million Dollar Baby (2004). 

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Under the Indian Ocean, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake sent 500-mph
waves across the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal on this day in
2004. The tsunami killed more than 200,000 people in a dozen
countries, including Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Sumatra, Thailand and
India.


 

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On this day in 1996, six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey
was found beaten and strangled to death in the basement of her
family’s home in Boulder,
CO. It was reported in September 2016
that the investigation into JonBenét’s death continues to be an
active homicide case, per Boulder Police Chief Greg Testa.


Patsy Ramsey and her husband John Ramsey, parents of JonBenet.


** FILE ** In a file Photo American John Mark Karr is pictured after his arrival at passenger lounge to board a flight to Los Angeles at Bangkok international airport in Bangkok, Thailand Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006. The former suspect in the JonBenet Ramsey killing left jail Thursday, OIct. 4, 2006, after a judge dismissed child pornography charges against him, saying prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to take the case to trial. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)
John Mark Karr, 41, was being charged by police for child porn in
California when out of nowhere, he confessed to killing JonBenet,
but his DNA didn’t match the DNA found on JonBenet Ramsey,
and he wasn’t charged with her death.

 

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