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Czechoslovakia – From Hitler to the USSR

On this day in 1968, countless thousands of Czechs in Prague and New York City turn out in protest of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia…

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Hawaii Statehood and Queen Liliuokalani – Aloha

On this day in 1959, the modern United States receives its crowning star when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the…

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“Mad Anthony” Wayne and the End of the Northwest Indian War

On this day in 1794, General “Mad Anthony” Wayne proves that the fragile young republic called the United States can counter a military threat when…

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John White and Missing Roanoke Colonists

On this day in 1590, John White, the governor of the Roanoke Island colony in present-day North Carolina, returns from England with provisions to find…

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Rudolf Hess – Suicide by Strangulation

On this day in 1987 Rudolf Hess, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s former deputy, is found strangled to death at Spandau Prison in Berlin at the…

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The Tragedy of Northwest 255

On this day in 1987, Flight 255 crashes at Detroit Metropolitan Airport killing 156 people; a four-year-old girl was the sole survivor of the disaster…

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