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This Day in History: June 6th

This Day in History: June 6th

Kathy Padden June 6, 2014 3

This Day In History: June 6, 1933 On this day in 1933, amorous teenagers and parents lacking a babysitter had reason to rejoice when curious patrons drove onto the grounds of Park-In Theaters, the

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This Day in History: June 5th

This Day in History: June 5th

Kathy Padden June 5, 2014 1

This Day In History: June 5, 1968 The United States in 1968 was a country torn by violence and divided by a political chasm so wide and bitter that any positive, unifying force seemed

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This Day in History: June 4th

This Day in History: June 4th

Kathy Padden June 4, 2014 1

This Day In History: June 4, 1912 The state of Massachusetts enacted the nation’s first minimum wage law on June 4, 1912. The law only protected women and children, but since these groups were

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This Day in History: June 3rd

This Day in History: June 3rd

Kathy Padden June 3, 2014 1

This Day In History: June 3, 1937 June 3, 1937 was the day that the British Royal family had desperately hoped would never come. For it was on that day that the Duke of

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This Day in History: June 2nd

This Day in History: June 2nd

Kathy Padden June 2, 2014 2

Today in History: June 2, 455 Rome was already taking its last breaths when the Vandals came to town on June 2, 455 C.E. and began the sacking of the dying city, something the

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This Day in History: May 30th

This Day in History: May 30th

Kathy Padden May 30, 2014 1

Today in History: May 30, 1593 The Bad Boy of Elizabethan England, playwright Christopher Marlowe, was stabbed in a tavern and died on this day in 1593. The story goes that Marlowe was killed

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This Day in History: May 29th

This Day in History: May 29th

Kathy Padden May 29, 2014 1

This Day In History: May 29, 1765 Patrick Henry was a lawyer, orator and statesmen whose career, mostly in the service of the state of Virginia, spanned from the earliest calls for independence through

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This Day in History: May 28th

This Day in History: May 28th

Kathy Padden May 28, 2014 0

This Day In History: May 29, 1923 On May 29, 1923, the U.S. Attorney General gave the women of America the legal green light to wear slacks anywhere they wished – even in public.

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This Day in History: May 27th

This Day in History: May 27th

Kathy Padden May 27, 2014 1

This Day In History May 27, 1704 The magnificent city of St. Peterburg, one of the greatest cultural, commercial and technological hubs of Russia (and its second largest city), is a Johnny-come-lately by European

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This Day in History: May 26th

This Day in History: May 26th

Kathy Padden May 26, 2014 3

This Day In History: May 26, 1647 On May 26, 1647, Alse Young of Windsor, Connecticut had the dubious distinction of becoming the first person to be executed for the crime of witchcraft in

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This Day in History: May 23rd

This Day in History: May 23rd

Kathy Padden May 23, 2014 1

This Day In History: May 23, 1934 On May 23, 1934, the crime spree of Bonnie and Clyde, who spent over a year playing a game of cat-and-mouse with law enforcement, ended in a

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This Day in History: May 22nd

This Day in History: May 22nd

Kathy Padden May 22, 2014 2

This Day In History: May 22, 1856 On May 22, 1856, an angry young Congressman from South Carolina entered the Senate chamber searching for a certain older Senator from Massachusetts. When the younger man

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This Day in History: May 21st

This Day in History: May 21st

Kathy Padden May 21, 2014 3

This Day In History: May 21, 1999 On May 21, 1999, Susan Lucci, who’d been portraying “All My Children’s” legendary femme fatale Erica Kane for just shy of three decades, finally won an Emmy

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This Day in History: May 20th

This Day in History: May 20th

Kathy Padden May 20, 2014 3

This Day In History May 20, 2005 On May 20, 2005, The Simpsons aired its 400th episode, earning the distinction of being the longest running series in television history. Not bad for a show

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This Day in History: May 19th

This Day in History: May 19th

Kathy Padden May 19, 2014 2

Today in History: May 19, 1536 On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the woman for which King Henry VIII cast aside a Queen, broke with the Catholic Church and drove his country to the

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This Day in History: May 16th

This Day in History: May 16th

Kathy Padden May 16, 2014 1

This Day In History: May 16, 1975 On May 16, 1975, a nurse entered the Los Angeles hospital where she worked cradling a newborn baby. She claimed that she had just given birth to

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This Day in History: May 15th

This Day in History: May 15th

Kathy Padden May 15, 2014 2

Today in History: May 15, 1972 On May 15, 1972, Alabama’s controversial governor George Wallace was shot at close range during an outdoor rally in Laurel, Maryland. The assailant, clad in red, white and

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This Day in History: May 14th

This Day in History: May 14th

Kathy Padden May 14, 2014 2

Today in History: May 14, 1938 On May 14, 1938, which happened to be Mother’s Day, a 5-year-old girl named Lina Medina became the youngest female in known human history to give birth. When

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