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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 – March 30 – President Reagan Shot

Violence disrupts first Kansas election – Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward – 15th Amendment adopted – Oil workers drown in North Sea – President Reagan shot

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Today In History – March 23 – NASA Launches Gemini 3, First Two-Man Space Flight

OK enters national vernacular – U.S. plane shot down over Laos – NASA launches Gemini 3 – Reagan calls for new antimissile technology – Mexican presidential candidate assassinated – Titanic wins 11 Academy Awards

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Today In History – March 16 – James Madison, Father of the Constitution, Is Born

James Madison, Father of the Constitution, is born – U.S. Military Academy established – Reagan orders troops into Honduras – William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, was kidnapped – Terry Anderson kidnapped

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Today In History – March 08 – Joe DiMaggio Passes Away

Pennsylvania militiamen senselessly murder Patriot allies – Egypt opens the Suez Canal – Reagan refers to U.S.S.R. as “evil empire” – The Supreme Court upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing – Joe DiMaggio passes away – A new constitution is signed by Iraq’s Governing Council

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Today In History – March 04 – Jeannette Rankin, A Republican, Becomes The First Female Member of the United States House of Representatives

Government under the U.S. Constitution begins – Abraham Lincoln inaugurated – Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives – Frances Perkins becomes the first female member of the United States Cabinet – Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis marry – Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of CanadaFDR inaugurated – A massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London

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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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Newsmax: Ronald Reagan Remembered

A compilation of comments from those who knew Ronald Reagan and love him still.

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Today In History – February 06 – Elizabeth Becomes Queen

Dalton Gang commits its first train robbery, Elizabeth becomes queen, President Ronald Reagan born, The “Reagan Doctrine” is announced

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