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Jack-Jack and the Baseball Beanstalk

On April 15th, 1945, Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier and the great game changed forever when Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey secured him…

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Freedom’s Martyr

On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth while attending the…

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When Failure is Not an Option

On April 13th, 1970, approximately 205,000 miles from Earth, an explosion aboard Apollo 13 ruptured an oxygen tank in the service module. The resulting shortage…

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The Lethality of National Adolescence and Ignorance

On April 12th, 1861, the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, SC, the resulting battle and eventual surrender by the US Army garrison mark…

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Harry Gives ’em Hell

On this day in 1951, President Harry S. Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of his commands due to the General’s insubordination and unwillingness to conduct…

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Coming to Terms With Appomattox

On April 9th, 1865, with his army surrounded and his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realizes there is little choice but to consider…

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