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CAPITOL CORNERSTONE LAID ON THIS DAY

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On September 18, 1793, George Washington laid the cornerstone
to the United States Capitol building, the home of the legislative
branch of American government. The building would take nearly
a century to complete, as architects came and went, the British
set fire to it and it was called into use during the
Civil War.

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The U.S. Capitol under construction, 1860

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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BOHANNON

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Sir George Ivan Morrison is 77 years old today.

Van Morrison, is a Northern Irish singer-
songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose
recording career spans six decades. He has
won two
Grammy Awards.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Charles Robert Redford Jr. is a actor, director and producer
and the
recipient of various accolades
, including an Academy
Award from four nominations, a British Academy Film Award,
Presidential Medal of Freedom
. In 2014, two Golden Globe
Awards
, the Cecil B. DeMille Award and Time named him one
of the 100 most influential people in the world. He’s 36 today.

Appearing on stage in the late 1950s, Redford’s television
career began in 1960, including an appearance on The
Twilight Zone
in 1962 (below).

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The Twilight Zone episode: "Nothing in the Dark."

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Stephen Glenn Martin an actor, comedian, writer, producer,
and musician. He has won five
Grammy Awards, a Primetime
Emmy 
Award, and was awarded an Honorary Academy Award
at the
Academy’s 5th Annual
Governors Awards in 2013. He’s
77 today.
      
 

In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Martin at sixth place in a list
of the 100 greatest stand-up comics.
    

    

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In 2009, Martin released his first all-music album, The Crow:
New Songs
for the 5-String Banjo
with appearances from
stars such as
Dolly Parton.The album won the Grammy
Award for Best Bluegrass Album
in 2010.


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Tony Bennett Rare Photos: See How He Got His Start | Time

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Singer Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) is
96 today.

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