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Lech Walesa – Getting the Communist Soviets out of Poland

On this day in 1990, trade-union activist, former political prisoner and shipyard electrician Lech Walesa is elected President of Poland. Defeating Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki…

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Saluting John Lennon

Images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyesThey call me on and on across the universeThoughts meander like a restless windInside…

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Remembering Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway

On this day in 1941, “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”…

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The Lost Squadron and the Bermuda Triangle

On this day in 1945, a group of five Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers disappears over the Bermuda Triangle after losing contact during a US…

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A Lesson to be Learned from the Great Smog

On this day in 1952, The Great Smog, a deadly air-pollution event, descends upon the British capital of London. When it finally lifted, government medical…

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The Independent Jewish State of Israel

On this day in 1947, the United Nations votes in favor of an Independent Jewish State of Israel, the partition of Palestine and an end…

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