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Today In History – April 28 – President James Monroe Is Born

President Monroe is born - Ferruccio Lamborghini born - Mussolini is executed - Flight attendant Clarabelle “C.B.” Lansing is blown out of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 - Gas pipe explodes in South Korea - Port Arthur Massacre in Australia

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Today In History – April 26 – Nuclear Explosion At Chernobyl

Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth dies - Polio vaccine trials begin - Nuclear explosion at Chernobyl - President Reagan visits China - The deadliest tornado in world history strikes Central Bangladesh - China Airlines flight 140 crashes at Nagoya Airport in Japan

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Today In History – April 19 – Oklahoma City Bombing

The American Revolution begins - First blood in the Civil War - First Boston Marathon held - Earthquake rocks Guatemala - Warsaw Ghetto Uprising begins - South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashes in Iowa - The 51-day siege of the Branch Davidian building outside Waco, Texas, USA, ends when a fire breaks out. Eighty-one people die - Oklahoma City bombing the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building explodes

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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 – March 27 – Strongest Earthquake in American History Rocks Alaska

Jackson appoints John Eaton as secretary of war and starts scandal – Fingerprint evidence is used to solve a British murder case - March Madness is born - Earthquake rocks Alaska - Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System beginsJumbo jets collide at Canary Islands airport - Passover Massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people partaking of the Passover meal in Netanya, Israel

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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 – February 25 – First Ever African-American Congressman, A Republican, Sworn In

British surrender Fort Sackville. Legal Tender Act passed. African American congressman sworn in. Eastern Air Lines Flight 304 crashes in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain. Explosion kills hundreds in Brazil

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Today In History – February 24 – President Andrew Johnson Impeached

President Andrew Johnson impeached. Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament. Reagan announces Caribbean Basin Initiative. Supreme Court defends right to satirize public figures. United Airlines Flight 811, bound for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight. Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years

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Today In History – February 21 – Washington Monument Dedicated

Marxizm is born, The first telephone book is issued in New Haven, Connecticut, Washington Monument dedicated, llied troops capture Jericho, The New Yorker publishes its first issue, NASCAR founded, Swissair Flight 330 crashis kills 38 passengers, Nixon arrives in China for talks

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Today In History – February 16 – China Airlines Flight 676 Crashes

The most daring act of the age, Civil War: Capture of Fort Donelson, President of France Félix Faure dies in office, Castro sworn in, China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a road and residential area

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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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