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GANGSTER JAILED ON THIS DAY IN 1932

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capone AT ALCATRAZ

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

Al Capone was an  gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate. He
was convicted on federal charges of tax evasion in 1931 and sentenced to
federal prison in Atlanta. Capone was later transferred to, what was then, a
newly established prison on Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. His term
there was completed on January 6, 1939.

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Alcatraz Island

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THE ‘’PICKLE KING’’ WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1844

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       Henry John Heinz
  (October 11, 1844 – May 14, 1919)

In 1869, businessman H.J. Heinz and partner L. Clarence Noble formed 
Heinz and Noble. The company operated out of the basement and first
floor of the Heinz’s former farmhouse, selling bottled horseradish. The
partners moved the business to Pittsburgh in 1872 and expanded
operations. In 1888, Heinz bought out his partners and re-named
the business H.J. Heinz Company, By the time the company was
incorporated in 1900, Heinz was already the country’s leading
manufacturer of ketchup, mustard, pickles, and vinegar.

HEINZ

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OREGON CITY POSTCARD, CANCELED IN 1914

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Salmon Fishing At Willamette Falls ~

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REMEMBER FULL SERVICE GAS STATIONS ?

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The old days of the full service gas station. They not only filled your tank,
they washed your windows, checked your oil and water level and the air
pressure in your tires.

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HIGHEST TEMP IN U.S. ON THIS DAY IN 1913

  Death Valley National Park, California. 
  
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The highest temperature ever recorded in the United States was 134
degrees at Furnace Creek in Death Valley, CA.

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