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Today In History – April 30 – The First Presidential Inauguration (Final Post In This Series)

The first presidential inauguration – Louisiana Purchase concluded – The first federal prison for women opens – Hitler commits suicide

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Today In History – April 16 – Charlie Chaplin Born

Washington leaves Mt. Vernon for his inauguration – Charlie Chaplin born – Hallucinogenic effects of LSD discovered – Bernard Baruch coins the term “Cold War” – Texas City explodes – Apollo 16 departs for moon

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Today In History – April 05 – George Washington Exercises First Presidential Veto

Washington exercises first presidential veto – Rosenbergs sentenced to death for spying – Winston Churchill resigns – NASCAR legend Lee Petty dies

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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 – February 22 – Lee Petty Wins First Ever Daytona 500

Rashi, (Rabbi Shlomo Yitzhaki) is born, George Washington is born, The U.S. acquires Spanish Florida, Montana passes law against sedition, Calvin Coolidge first President to deliver a radio broadcast from the White House, Lee Petty wins first ever Daytona 500, Deadly tornadoes rip through central Florida, Gang commits largest robbery in British history

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Today in History – February 04 – First U.S. President Elected

George Washington, the commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, is unanimously elected the first president of the United States

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