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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 07 – The Internet’s Symbolic Birth Date

Eisenhower gives famous “domino theory” speech – JFK lobbies Congress to help save historic sites in Egypt – The Internet’s symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1 – Twin ferry accidents on opposite ends of world – The Rwandan genocide

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Today In History – March 14 – Albert Einstein Born

Albert Einstein born – The FBI debuts 10 Most Wanted – Jack Ruby sentenced to death – JFK’s body moved to permanent gravesite – Gorbachev elected president of the Soviet Union – An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hits southeastern Iran

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Today In History – March 01 – Articles Of Confederation Are Ratified

Articles of Confederation are ratified – Lindbergh baby kidnapped – Kennedy establishes Peace Corps – Bomb explodes in Capitol building – Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice

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