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Today In History – April 17 – Benjamin Franklin Dies

Benjamin Franklin dies – Volcanic eruption kills 80,000 – JFK waits for word on the Bay of Pigs invasion – Apollo 13 returns to Earth – Sami Hammad, a Palestinian suicide bomber, detonates an explosive device in Tel Aviv, killing 11 people and injuring 70

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Today In History – April 13 – Thomas Jefferson Is Born

Thomas Jefferson is born – British attack at Bound Brook, New Jersey – Apollo 13 oxygen tank explodes – The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth – Chicago Flood – Tiger Woods wins first major

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Today In History – April 11 – Apollo 13 Launched To Moon

Napoleon exiled to Elba – Truman relieves MacArthur of duties in Korea – Apollo 13 launched to moon

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