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The Boston Massacre

On this day in 1770, British Army soldiers open fire on a mob of unruly colonists, killing five, wounding three and placing the Boston Massacre…

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Thomas Jefferson v. the Federalists and the Nasty Election

On this day in 1801, Thomas Jefferson is elected the third president of the United States, bringing about the first peaceful transfer of power from…

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Truman Passes On after Great Accomplishments

On this day in 1972, Harry S Truman, 33rd President of the United States, passes away peacefully in his beloved Independence, Missouri. Known as “Give…

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A Man With a Gun in Dallas

On this day in 1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated by sniper’s bullets at 12:30 p.m. in Dallas,…

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The Gettysburg Address

This day in 1863, on a Thursday afternoon, President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,…

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Jimmy Carter and his Nobel Peace Prize

On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to…

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