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It’s Time For a Federal Lockdown of the United States

The numbers are starting to get alarming. There are now more than 14,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States, up 5,000 in just…

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Albert Einstein the Genius of Physics is Born

On this day in 1879, German mathematician and physicist Albert Einstein arrives on Earth. The ironic, iconic genius born to an electrician and his beloved…

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John Glenn Became the First American to Orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, Col. John Glenn, USMC, becomes the first American to orbit the Earth. The Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) spacecraft, named Friendship 7,…

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The Shuttle Columbia Tragedy

On this day in 2003, Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-107) disintegrates upon reentering Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crew members.The disaster was the second fatal accident…

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Apollo I

On this day in 1967, during a pre-flight test for what was to be the first manned Apollo mission, a flash fire savagely claimed the…

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The Birth of Morse Code

On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse and associate Albert Vail make the first public demonstration of the single-wire electric telegraph at the Speedwell Ironworks…

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