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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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The great Northeast blackout occurred on this day in 1965,  as several
states and parts of Canada were hit by a series of power failures lasting
up to 13 1/2 hours. More than 30 million people were into darkness in
one of the biggest electrical power failures in history. The blackout
was caused by a misconfigured power line at a hydroelectric power
station at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard
M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago, I
L. on this day         
in 1960.

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John F. Kennedy                      Richard  M. Nixon

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POEM PENNED ON THIS DAY IN 1814

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Painting of Francis Scott Key standing on boat, with
right arm stretched out toward the United States flag
flying over Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland.

Francis Scott Key penned a poem which is later set to music
and in 1931 becomes America’s national anthem, “
The Star-
Spangled Banner
.” The poem, originally titled “The Defense
of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key witnessed the
Maryland fort being bombarded by the British during the
War of 1812. Key was inspired by the sight of a lone U.S.
flag still flying over Fort McHenry at daybreak, as reflected
in the now-famous words of the “Star-Spangled Banner”:
“And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.”

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Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843)


Francis S. Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet
from
Frederick, Maryland. It has been speculated that the U.S. motto
"In God We Trust" was adapted from a line in the fourth stanza of
the "Star-Spangled Banner".


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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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Edward White (above) became the first American astronaut to do a "space walk" when he left the Gemini 4 capsule on this day in 1965.

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Gemini IV astronauts Ed White, left, and Jim McDivitt, pose at Cape Kennedy’s Launch Pad.

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SANDY KOZEL

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