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Today In History – April 21 – Rome Founded

Rome founded – Lincoln’s funeral train leaves D.C. – Prisoners left to burn in Ohio fire – GM celebrates 100 millionth U.S.-made car – Executions resume in California

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Today In History – April 15 – “Unsinkable” Titanic Sinks

Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain – President Lincoln dies – “Unsinkable” Titanic sinks – Jackie Robinson breaks color barrier – Hillsborough disaster

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Today In History – April 14 – President Abraham Lincoln Assassinated

Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language is printed – President Abraham Lincoln Shot – U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family are attacked in his home by Lewis Powell – Titanic hits iceberg – The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden – President Truman receives NSC-68 – U.S. bombs Libya

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Today In History – April 04 – Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

Washington begins march to New York – President William Henry Harrison dies after one month in office – Los Angeles, California is incorporated as a city – Lincoln dreams about a presidential assassination – NATO established – Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” speech – Dr. Martin Luther King assassinated – Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania

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Today In History – March 04 – Jeannette Rankin, A Republican, Becomes The First Female Member of the United States House of Representatives

Government under the U.S. Constitution begins – Abraham Lincoln inaugurated – Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives – Frances Perkins becomes the first female member of the United States Cabinet – Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis marry – Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of CanadaFDR inaugurated – A massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London

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Today In History – February 23 – Ground Phase Of Gulf War Begins

Lincoln avoids assassination attempt, The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is founded, Children receive first polio vaccine, Eric Heiden speed skates into Olympic history, Ground troops cross the Saudi Arabian border and enter Iraq, thus beginning the ground phase of the gulf war, Schindler’s List shown uncut on network televisio

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Today In History – February 12 – Abraham Lincoln is born

Congress enacts first fugitive slave law, Abraham Lincoln is born, President Clinton acquitted, Milosevic goes on trial for war crimes, Writers’ strike ends after 100 days

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