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Winnie-the-Pooh Author is Born

On this day in 1882, English author Alan Alexander Milne is born in Kilburn, London, UK, to his schoolmaster father and devoted mother. Best known…

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Hawaii from the Spanish-American War to Statehood

On this day in 1893, Queen Liliuokalani, the rightful monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is overthrown in a coup tacitly led by American sugar…

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Ike’s Operation Overlord and Hitler’s End

On this day in 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is named Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) by FDR, serving in a…

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The Man Who Changed a Culture is Born – MLK Jr.

On this day in 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born to a Baptist minister and his church organist wife in Atlanta, GA. Becoming a…

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The Search

The Search is a 1947 (released in 1948) Swiss-American film directed by Fred Zinnemann which tells the story of a young Auschwitz survivor and his…

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George Wallace, Segregation and the Racial Divide

On this day in 1963, George C. Wallace, four-time governor of Alabama and four-time presidential hopeful, is sworn in as the 45th Governor of Alabama….

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