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This Day in History: September 25th- Sandra Day O’Connor

This Day in History: September 25th- Sandra Day O’Connor

Kathy Padden September 25, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 25, 1981 Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in by Chief Justice Warren Burger as the first female Supreme Court Justice in the United States on September 25, 1981. Born

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This Day in History: September 24th

This Day in History: September 24th

Kathy Padden September 24, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 24, 1896 F. Scott Fitzgerald, who exemplified the highs and lows of the Jazz Age through both his writing and his personal life, was born in St. Paul Minnesota

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This Day in History: September 23rd- The Water Nymph

This Day in History: September 23rd- The Water Nymph

Kathy Padden September 23, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 23, 1912 On September 23, 1912, movie history was made in several different ways. When Mack Sennett’s first groundbreaking Keystone comedy, “The Water Nymph” was released, Mabel Normand became

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This Day in History: September 22nd- From Butcher’s Son to the Power Behind the Throne, The Tale of Thomas Wolsey

This Day in History: September 22nd- From Butcher’s Son to the Power Behind the Throne, The Tale of Thomas Wolsey

Kathy Padden September 22, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 22, 1529 Thomas Wolsey, as high and mighty as he became, rose from humble beginnings. He was born around 1473 as the son of a butcher – as common

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This Day in History: September 19th- Charlie Chaplin vs. the United States

This Day in History: September 19th- Charlie Chaplin vs. the United States

Kathy Padden September 19, 2014 0

This Day In History: September 19, 1952 “A democracy is a place where you can express your ideas freely—or it isn’t a democracy.” – Charles Chaplin During the Red Scare of the late 1940s

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This Day in History: September 18th- The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s

This Day in History: September 18th- The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s

Kathy Padden September 18, 2014 0

Today in History: September 18, 1923 On September 18, 1923, Princess Anne Antoinette Francois Charlotte of Bourbon-Parma was born in Paris, France. The second child of Prince Rene of Bourbon-Parma and princess Margrethe of

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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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