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Today In History – April 12 – First Space Shuttle Launched

British repeal hated Townshend Act – The Civil War begins – First movie “palace” opens –  President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies – First man in space – First space shuttle launched – A female suicide bomber detonated at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda open-air market

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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 – March 22 – Equal Rights Amendment Passed By Congress

British Impose Stamp Act on American colonies – Earthquake destroys landmarks in Quito, Ecuador – First Stanley Cup championship played – FDR legalizes sale of beer and wine – The Arab League is founded when a charter is adopted in Cairo, Egypt – Equal Rights Amendment passed by Congress – USAir Flight 405 crashes shortly after liftoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport

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Today In History – March 17 – Golda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel

Saint Patrick dies – First St. Patrick’s Day parade – The British evacuate Boston – Earthquakes kill more than 1,200 in Taiwan – The National Gallery of Art is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt – First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber – Golda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel – Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer resigns

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Today In History – March 12 – FDR gives first fireside chat

FDR gives first fireside chat – Truman Doctrine is announced –  New Hampshire becomes the first U.S. state to legally sell lottery tickets – Police recover Elizabeth Smart and arrest her abductors – The Dixie Chicks backlash begins – Zoran ?in?i?, Prime Minister of Serbia, is assassinated in Belgrade

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Today In History – February 19 – Vice President Aaron Burr Arrested for Treason

Vice President Aaron Burr arrested for treason, Thomas Edison patents the phonograph, Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066

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Today In History – February 15 – First Teddy Bear Goes On Sale

First Teddy bear goes on sale, FDR escapes assassination in Miami, Sabena Flight 548 crashes in Belgium, Canada adopts maple leaf flag, Soviet war in Afghanistan Ends

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