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This Day in History: March 26th- A Hero’s Journey

This Day in History: March 26th- A Hero’s Journey

Kathy Padden March 26, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 26, 1904 “Life is like arriving late for a movie, having to figure out what was going on without bothering everybody with a lot of questions, and then being

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This Day in History: March 25th- Tichborne Dole

This Day in History: March 25th- Tichborne Dole

Simon Whistler March 25, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 25, 1150 The Tichborne Dole dates back to medieval England during the reign of Henry II. The story began in 1150, when Lady Mabella, the wife of the miserly

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This Day in History: March 24th- Quartering

This Day in History: March 24th- Quartering

Kathy Padden March 24, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 24, 1765 On March 24, 1765 the British Parliament passed the Quartering Act, which specified the obligation of the American colonists to provide British troops with shelter and provisions.

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This Day in History: March 23rd- OK

This Day in History: March 23rd- OK

Kathy Padden March 23, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 23, 1839 OK is an expression that almost all of us, young or old, rich or poor, sprinkle throughout our sentences all day, every day. We use it so

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This Day in History: March 20th- Franklin and France

This Day in History: March 20th- Franklin and France

Kathy Padden March 20, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 20, 1778 In the 18th century, as is the case now, politics was a dirty, self-serving business. During its earliest days as a nation, the United States of America

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This Day in History: March 19th- A Royal Divorce

This Day in History: March 19th- A Royal Divorce

Kathy Padden March 19, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 19, 1976 Divorce has become as commonplace, if not more so, in the British Royal Family as it is among us mere peasants; three out of the present Queen’s

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This Day in History: March 18th- Alexander’s Ragtime Band

This Day in History: March 18th- Alexander’s Ragtime Band

Kathy Padden March 18, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 18, 1911 “My struggles didn’t actually begin until after I’d written Alexander’s Ragtime Band. It’s been a struggle ever since to keep success going.” – Irving Berlin Before the

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This Day in History: March 17th- From Slave to Saint, The Story of Patrick

This Day in History: March 17th- From Slave to Saint, The Story of Patrick

Kathy Padden March 17, 2015 4

This Day In History: March 17, 461 After St. Patrick’s death on March 17, 461, his story was largely forgotten. It took centuries for him to attain mythological status, and even at that, the

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This Day in History: March 16th- Malebysse and a Mob

This Day in History: March 16th- Malebysse and a Mob

Kathy Padden March 16, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 16, 1190 The Jewish people inspired fear, revulsion and hatred among the English during the Middle Ages. They looked and talked a little different, their customs were different, and

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This Day in History: March 13th- Dog Soldiers

This Day in History: March 13th- Dog Soldiers

Kathy Padden March 13, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 13, 1942 Dogs had been trained for military purposes by both sides during World War I. Once the war was over, the practice was temporarily abandoned. On March 13,

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This Day in History: March 12th- A Wedding and a Drug Bust

This Day in History: March 12th- A Wedding and a Drug Bust

Kathy Padden March 12, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 12, 1969 March 12, 1969, was a busy day in the Land of Fab Four. Paul McCartney, the last bachelor Beatle, married his girlfriend Linda Eastman, while George and

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This Day in History: March 11th- The White Hurricane

This Day in History: March 11th- The White Hurricane

Kathy Padden March 11, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 11, 1888 On March 10, 1888, temperatures in the Northeast rose into the 50s after an exceptionally mild winter. Farmers were beginning to ready their fields, crocuses were sprouting

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This Day in History: March 10th- Guilty

This Day in History: March 10th- Guilty

Kathy Padden March 10, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 10, 1969 Escaped convict James Earl Ray pled guilty to the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on March 10, 1969. King was shot and killed

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This Day in History: March 9th- Lilli and Barbie

This Day in History: March 9th- Lilli and Barbie

Kathy Padden March 9, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 9, 1959 “My whole philosophy of Barbie was that through the doll, the little girl could be anything she wanted to be. Barbie always represented the fact that a

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This Day in History: March 6th- Take Two and Call Me in the Morning

This Day in History: March 6th- Take Two and Call Me in the Morning

Kathy Padden March 6, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 6, 1899 On March 6, 1899, the mainstay of medicine cabinets around the globe, acetylsalicylic acid, was patented by The Friedrich Bayer & Co. under the trade name Aspirin

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This Day in History: March 5th- Exposing Jim

This Day in History: March 5th- Exposing Jim

Kathy Padden March 5, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 5, 1969 On March 5, 1969 an arrest warrant was issued for Jim Morrison for one felony count of lewd and lascivious behavior, along with three additional misdemeanor counts

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This Day in History: March 4th- Antonio Vivaldi

This Day in History: March 4th- Antonio Vivaldi

Daven Hiskey March 4, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 4, 1678 One of the most influential and renowned figures in European classical music, Antonio Vivaldi was born on March 4, 1678 in Venice, Italy. Music was in his

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This Day in History: March 3rd- Keller and Sullivan

This Day in History: March 3rd- Keller and Sullivan

Kathy Padden March 3, 2015 0

This Day In History: March 3, 1887 On March 3, 1887, the lives of two extraordinary women were changed forever when Anne Sullivan, an impoverished graduate of the Perkins Institute for the Blind, arrived

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