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This Day in History: September 17th

This Day in History: September 17th

Kathy Padden September 17, 2014 1

This Day In History: September 17, 1630 Long before the Red Sox, Whitey Bulger, or Tom Brady, Boston’s first European settlers called the area Trimountaine in reference to its now non-existent three mountains. The

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This Day in History: September 16th

This Day in History: September 16th

Kathy Padden September 16, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 16, 1932 In the early days of Hollywood, many pretty girls, whether they had acting experience or not, decided to head out west to try and make a career

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This Day in History: September 15th

This Day in History: September 15th

Kathy Padden September 15, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 15, 1963 The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama not only served as a house of worship for its predominately black congregation, but it also was a meeting

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This Day in History: September 12th

This Day in History: September 12th

Kathy Padden September 12, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 12, 1966 The television series The Monkees revolved around four young guys trying to make it in the music business and the mad-cap adventures they had while doing so.

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This Day in History: September 11th

This Day in History: September 11th

Kathy Padden September 11, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 11, 1297 “Wallace fought for Scotland and left the name of Wallace to be found like wild flowers all over his dear country” – William Wordsworth On September 11,

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This Day in History: September 10th

This Day in History: September 10th

Kathy Padden September 10, 2014 1

This Day In History: September 10, 1991 Nobody suspected it at the time, but on September 10, 1991, a three-piece alternative band out of Seattle released a single that sparked a cultural revolution and

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This Day in History: September 9th

This Day in History: September 9th

Kathy Padden September 9, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 9, 1956 On September 9, 1956, 21-year-old Elvis Presley made the first of three appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show. If Presley’s career was skyrocketing before, the exposure he

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This Day in History: September 8th

This Day in History: September 8th

Kathy Padden September 8, 2014 0

This Day in history: September 8, 1504 In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only

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This Day in History: September 5th

This Day in History: September 5th

Kathy Padden September 5, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 5, 1975 In Sacramento, California on September 5, 1975, a young woman with a .45 caliber handgun approached President Gerald Ford while he was walking with a group of

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This Day in History: September 4th

This Day in History: September 4th

Kathy Padden September 4, 2014 0

Today in History: September 4, 2006 “I would never blame an animal if it bit me, because I’m at fault, not them. I heal so quickly. If you cut my arm off I would

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This Day in History: September 3rd

This Day in History: September 3rd

Kathy Padden September 3, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 3, 1944 On September 3, 1944, Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who ultimately gave the Holocaust a unique yet universal human face through her famous diary, was sent

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This Day in History: September 2nd

This Day in History: September 2nd

Kathy Padden September 2, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 2, 1978 On Sept 2, 1978, George Harrison married Olivia Arias in a private ceremony with only her parents in attendance. She had given birth to their only child,

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This Day in History: September 1st

This Day in History: September 1st

Kathy Padden September 1, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 1, 1850 Before there was Madonna, Britney, or heaven forbid, Miley, Jenny Lind was packing them in like crazy and setting box-office records all over the country. And here’s

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This Day in History: August 29th

This Day in History: August 29th

Kathy Padden August 29, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 29, 1789 Shays’ Rebellion was the result of the farmers in central and western Massachusetts, who were already barely eking out a living, being pushed to the brink by

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This Day in History: August 28th

This Day in History: August 28th

Kathy Padden August 28, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 28, 1565 The city of St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest permanently occupied European settlement in the United States, making both Jamestown and Plymouth look like Johnny-Come-Latelys by comparison.

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This Day in History: August 27th

This Day in History: August 27th

Kathy Padden August 27, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 27, 1967 On August 27, 1967, the man who launched the career of the most celebrated rock band of all time was found dead in his Sussex, England home

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This Day in History: August 26th

This Day in History: August 26th

Kathy Padden August 26, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 26, 1986 During the early morning hours of August 26, 1986, a cyclist out for an early ride discovered the half-nude and badly bruised body of an attractive young

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This Day in History: August 25th

This Day in History: August 25th

Kathy Padden August 25, 2014 1

This Day In History: August 25, 1939 On August 25, 1939, 75 years ago today, one of the best-known and most-loved films in cinematic history was released in movie theaters across the country. Far

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