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Dietrich Bonhoeffer -Resistance Leader Hanged

On this day in 1945, Lutheran pastor, theologian and Nazi-resistance leader Dietrich Bonhoeffer is hanged at Flossenburg, only days before the American liberation of his…

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Nirvana and the Life and Death of Kurt Cobain

On this day in 1994, grunge icon Kurt Donald Cobain of the band Nirvana dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Seattle….

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The Assassination of Our Moral Bearing

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. is felled by a bullet to the head at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, at…

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When a POTUS was Taken Down

On this day in 1981, President Ronald Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr. in Washington, DC, as they were…

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From Stalin to Khrushchev

On this day in 1958, Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nicolay Bulganin as Soviet premier, making him the first leader since Joseph Stalin to…

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From WW 2 and the Camp David Accords to Israel under Netanyahu

On the day in 1979, The Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty (معاهدة السلام المصرية الإسرائيلية‎; Mu`āhadat as-Salām al-Misrīyah al-‘Isrā’īlīyah; הסכם השלום בין ישראל למצרים‎; Heskem HaShalom Bein…

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