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HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ROSS SIMPSON

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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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NEWS THAT BECAME HISTORY

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone (right) 
and City Supervisor Harvey Milk (left), a gay-rights activist, were
shot to death inside City Hall by Dan White, a former supervisor.

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Daniel James White.

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San Francisco got its first female mayor as City
Supervisor Dianne Feinstein (above) was named
to replace the assassinated George Moscone.

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On this day in 1973, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gerald R.
Ford (left) as vice president after the resignation of Spiro T.
Agnew (below).

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Spiro Agnew resigns the vice presidency
amid accusations of income tax evasion.

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Vice President Gerald R. Ford (left) and President Richard M. Nixon.

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HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1973, OPEC, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting
Countries began an
oil-embargo against several countries including
the
U.S. and Great Britain. The incident stemmed from Western
support of Israel when
Egypt and Syria attacked the nation on
October 6, 1973. The embargo lasted until March of 1974.

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An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San
Francisco Bay area in
California. The quake caused about 67
deaths, 3,000 injuries, and damages up to $7 billion.

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Loma Prieta Earthquake, Game 3, 1989 World Series.

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On this day in 1777, American troops defeated British forces in
Saratoga,
New York. It was the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.

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Surrender of General Burgoyne and the British Army to General
Gates at the Battle of Saratoga.

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POPULAR PLAYWRIGHT HAS DIED AT 91

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Marvin Neil Simon  (July 4, 1927 – August 26, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose
laugh-filled hits such as "The Odd Couple," ”Barefoot in the Park" and
his "Brighton Beach" trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died.

A longtime friend said Simon died early Sunday of complications from
pneumonia surrounded by family at New York Presbyterian Hospital in
Manhattan.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1948, U.S. President Truman signed executive orders
that prohibited discrimination in the U.S. armed forces and federal employment.

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Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista with an unsuccessful attack on an army barracks in eastern Cuba on
this day in 1953. Castro eventually ousted Batista six years later.

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Former Cuban political leader and communist revolutionary, Fidel
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It was on this day in 1952.

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Eva María Duarte de Perón (May 7, 1919 – July 26, 1952)

Eva Perón was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and
First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death from cancer in 1952. She
was 33.


Evita and Juan Perón in 1947.

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George Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 – November 2, 1950) 

Shaw was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political
activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics
extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote
more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man
and Superman
(1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan
(1923
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Sir Michael Philip Jagger is 75 today.

Mick Jagger is one of the most influential figures in the history of rock
and roll as frontman of the
Rolling Stones, he was inducted into the Rock
and Roll Hall
of Fame with the Stones in 1989. He met future Rolling
Stones guitarist
Keith Richards in primary school.

Rolling Stones performing on stage in Milwaukee,Wisconsin. From left: Charlie Watts on brown drum set, Ronie Wood wearing a purple jacket with black jeans playing a silver coloured guitar, Mick Jagger wearing black shirt and pants playing an orange/yellow guitar, Keith Richards with a green vest and black clothing playing an orange/yellow guitar (similar to Jagger's)
Mick Jagger with The Rolling Stones.

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