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Birmingham Bomb Kills 4 Negro Girls In Church; Riots Flare; 2 Boys Slain

Birmingham Bomb Kills 4 Negro Girls In Church; Riots Flare; 2 Boys Slain.

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On This Day: 3 In Rights Drive Reported Missing

3 In Rights Drive Reported Missing.

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Welch Assails M’Carthy’s ‘Cruelty’ And ‘Recklessness’ In Attack On Aide; Senator, On Stand, Tells Of Red Hunt

Welch Assails M’Carthy’s ‘Cruelty’ And ‘Recklessness’ In Attack On Aide; Senator, On Stand, Tells Of Red Hunt.

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ON THIS DAYOn June 1, 1968, author-lecturer Helen Keller, who earned a college degree despite being blind and deaf most of her life, died in Westport, Conn. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ON THIS DAYOn May 31, 1889, more than 2,000 people perished when a dam break sent water rushing through Johnstown, Pa. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ON THIS DAYOn May 4, 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on anti-war protesters at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ON THIS DAYOn April 20, 1971, the United States Supreme Court upheld the use of busing to achieve racial desegregation in schools. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ON THIS DAYOn April 17, 1961, about 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in a failed attempt to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ON THIS DAYOn April 15, 1912, the British luxury liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland, less than three hours after striking an iceberg. About 1,500 people died. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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On April 7, 1862, Union forces led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the battle of Shiloh in Tennessee. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ON THIS DAYOn April 6, 1909, explorers Robert E. Peary and Matthew A. Henson became the first men to reach the North Pole. The claim, disputed by skeptics, was upheld in 1989 by the Navigation Foundation. [Posted with iBlogger from … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAYOn March 31, 1968, President Johnson stunned the country by announcing he would not run for another term of office. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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On March 30, 1981, President Reagan was shot and seriously injured outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John W. Hinckley Jr. Also wounded were White House news secretary James Brady, a Secret Service agent and a District of Columbia police … Continue reading

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http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/march-22/

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http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/march-20/

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On March 16, 1968, during the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre was carried out by United States troops under the command of Lt. William L. Calley Jr.

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http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/index.html

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http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/20110114.html

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