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Canada – Our Large and Friendly Neighbor

On this day in 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and…

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The USS Liberty and the Six-Day War

On June 8th in 1967, the largely unarmed American Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, is robustly attacked by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft…

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Madeleine Albright is Born

On this day in 1937, the first woman US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, is born in Prague; her name at birth was Marie Jana…

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James Monroe – From the Missouri Compromise to the Monroe Doctrine

On this day in 1758, future fifth president James Monroe is born to the planter class in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the last POTUS of the…

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The Death Knell of the Third Reich and Dawn of the Cold War

On this day in 1945, Soviet and American troops meet at the Elbe River, near Torgau in Germany, marking the truest death knell of the…

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Over There

On this day in 1917, some 32 months into the conflict, the United States declared war on Germany; the following December, war was also declared…

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