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The Sinatra Man-code

On this day in 1998, Francis Albert Sinatra, the first bona fide superstar in American popular music, succumbs to a heart attack in Los Angeles,…

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A Salute to Bob Marley

On this day in 1981, Bob Marley passes away from terminal cancer in Miami, FLA. Born February 6, 1945, in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica. Marley…

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Pontiac’s Rebellion

On this day in 1763, Pontiac’s War (also known as Pontiac’s Conspiracy or Pontiac’s Rebellion) is launched by a loose confederation of Native American tribes,…

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Oh the Hindenburg

On this day in 1937, as newsreel cameras rolled, the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg explodes in a fireball during its attempt to dock…

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Alan Shepard – the First American to Leave the Earth

On this day in 1961, Cmdr. Alan Shepard, Jr. becomes the first American in space when his Freedom 7 spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral….

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Remembering the Kent State Massacre

On this day in 1970, four students lay dead with nine others injured as the Ohio National Guard opens fire on a peaceful protest at…

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