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A Man Called Karol, A Saint Called John Paul

On April 2nd, 2005, Pope Saint John Paul II, history’s most well-traveled pontiff and the first non-Italian to hold the position since the 16th century,…

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The Content of Their Character

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot in the head at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, at 6:01 p.m….

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Illegals Make Landfall at Plymouth. Film at 11.

On this day in 1620, the British ship Mayflower lays anchor near modern-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, and its passengers bravely prepare to break ground on their…

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Good Queen Bess

On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I (September 7 1533 – March 24 1603) is made Queen of England and Ireland from November 17, 1558…

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Houdini’s Last Act

On this day in 1926, Harry Houdini, the most celebrated magician and escape artist of the 20th century, dies of peritonitis at Detroit’s Grace Hospital…

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St. Vincent de Paul

On this day in 1660 St. Vincent de Paul, venerated in both the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches, passes after a long and colorful life…

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