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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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This Day in History: August 22nd

This Day in History: August 22nd

Kathy Padden August 22, 2014 2

This Day In History: August 22, 1893 “The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.” ―Dorothy Parker On August 22, 1893, writer, poet and critic Dorothy

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This Day in History: August 21st

This Day in History: August 21st

Kathy Padden August 21, 2014 2

This Day In History: August 21, 1920 “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” -Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh Christopher

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This Day in History: August 20th

This Day in History: August 20th

Kathy Padden August 20, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 20, 1619 On August 20, 1619, the first seeds were planted for the American/African slave trade. Although the “20 and odd” Africans aboard the ‘Man of War” were not

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This Day in History: August 19th

This Day in History: August 19th

Kathy Padden August 19, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 19, 1399 On August 19, 1399, the troubled reign of King Richard II came to an end when he surrendered power to his cousin, Henry of Bolingbroke. His reign

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This Day in History: August 18th

This Day in History: August 18th

Kathy Padden August 18, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 18, 1634 On August 18, 1634, Urbain Grandier, a parish priest from St.-Pierre-du-Marché of Loudun, France, was executed for the crime of sorcery, when all he was really guilty

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This Day in History: August 15th

This Day in History: August 15th

Kathy Padden August 15, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 15, 1969 The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in upstate New York over a period of four days beginning on August 15,

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This Day in History: August 14th

This Day in History: August 14th

Kathy Padden August 14, 2014 0

This Day In History: August 14, 1976 On an August morning in Belfast, Ireland during the mid-‘70s, a member of the I.R.A. named Danny Lennon was speeding down Finaghy Road North and was shot

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This Day in History: August 13th

This Day in History: August 13th

Kathy Padden August 13, 2014 2

This Day In History: August 13, 1997 Once upon a time, way back in 1992, there were two young students at the University of Colorado named Trey Parker and Matt Stone. They collaborated on

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