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Enterprise Unveiled

On this day in 1976, NASA publicly unveils its first space shuttle, the Enterprise, during a ceremony in Palmdale, California. Development of the spacecraft cost…

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Starvation of the Great Soul

On this day in 1932, in his cell at Yerovda Jail near Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest of the British…

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Love Faces Hate

On this day in 1963, a bomb fashioned from 15 sticks of dynamite and set by Klansmen explodes during Sunday morning services in the 16th…

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My Rest a Stone

On this day in 1901, President William McKinley succumbs to gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin on September 6. According to witnesses, McKinley’s last words…

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One Wedding and a Funeral

On this day in 1953, Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy, the future 35th President of the United States, marries Jacqueline Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island….

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American Humanity

On this day in 2001, four coordinated attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda kill 2,996 people, injure over 6,000 others, and cause at least…

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