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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 08 – Hank Aaron Sets New Home Run Record

Britain and France sign Entente Cordiale – California road race kills five – WPA established by Congress – President Harry Truman calls for the seizure of all domestic steel mills to prevent a nationwide strike – BOAC Flight 712 catches fire shortly after take off – Hank Aaron sets new home run record

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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 – April 03 – Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown Killed in Plane Crash in Croatia

Pony Express debuts – Truman signs Marshall Plan – The Louisiana Hayride radio program premieres on KWKH-AM Shreveport – Series of deadly twisters hits U.S. heartland – United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown Killed in plane crash in Croatia

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Today In History – March 26 – Israel-Egyptian Peace Agreement Signed

South Carolina approves new constitution – Jefferson presented with a “mammoth loaf” of bread – An earthquake destroys Caracas, Venezuela – Deadly earthquake hits California – First Battle of Gaza – Israel-Egyptian peace agreement signed

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Today In History – March 10 – Alexander Bell Makes First Successful Telephone Call

Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call – Mine explosion kills 1,060 in France – An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people – Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer Exposed

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