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Today In History – April 25 – James Richardson Exonerated After 21 Years

Robinson Crusoe is published – Truman inaugurates White House bowling alley – Air tragedy hits Canary Islands – Andropov writes to U.S. student – A father is exonerated after 21 years – Space telescope in orbit – Boris Yeltsin’s funeral

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Today In History – April 23 – William Shakespeare Born

William Shakespeare born – President James Buchanan is born – Truman confronts Molotov – Hank Aaron hits first home run of his MLB career – President Ford declares Vietnam War Over for America

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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 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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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 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 27 – Twenty-Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Ratified

The island of New Britain is discovered – Britain recognizes U.S. authority over Western Hemisphere – The British Labour Party is founded – Supreme Court defends women’s voting rights, Mine explosion kills 74 in Montana – The Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified – U.S. Olympic hockey team beats Soviet Union

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