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Sputnik and the Space Race

On this day in 1957, the USSR rockets into the modern “Space Age” with its launch of Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite. The spacecraft,…

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World War 2 Begins Leading to an Enduring Peace

On this day in 1939, German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler’s blitzkrieg rolls North and East, seeking to…

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On This Day (October 22nd)

On this day in 1962, at 7:00 pm EDT, Pres. John F. Kennedy, on the job for 21 months, delivers a nationwide televised address on all of the major networks announcing the discovery of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.

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