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  • Today In History- October 16

    John Brown leads raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 32 views this week (1,220 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- April 14

    U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 29 views this week (1,380 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- April 9

    Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia.

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    Updated 19 Oct 2013 - 28 views this week (570 total)

    Contributions 3 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- October 8

    1871-Great Chicago Fire 1871, 1970- Nixon Vietnam peace proposal rejected

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 23 views this week (1,145 total)

    Contributions 8 images, 1 comment, 2 stories

  • Today In History- January 18

    U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt sends a radio message to King Edward VII.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 20 views this week (388 total)

    Contributions 1 image, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 21

    In Dayton, Tennessee, high school biology teacher John T. Scopes is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 19 views this week (335 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- April 11

    President Harry S. Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of overall command in Korea.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 19 views this week (465 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- April 28

    Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Supreme Commander of NATO.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 19 views this week (430 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- September 21

    Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female supreme court justice.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 19 views this week (1,425 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- July 11

    U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 18 views this week (386 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- October 22

    Vietnam War: First United States casualties in Vietnam.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 18 views this week (1,554 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 comment, 1 story

  • Today In History- April 4

    Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 17 views this week (1,018 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- September 10

    The U.S. defeats the British Fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 14 views this week (2,496 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- October 19

    The United States government decides to place an embargo on Communist Cuba.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 13 views this week (406 total)

    Contributions 1 image, 1 story

  • Today In History- April 7

    U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives his "domino theory" speech during a news conference.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 13 views this week (374 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- May 22

    In an effort to fight the spread of Communism, U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs an act into law that will later be called the Truman Doctrine.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 13 views this week (266 total)

    Contributions 1 image, 1 story

  • Today In History- January 7

    President Harry Truman announces the development by the U.S. of a hydrogen bomb.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 13 views this week (406 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- September 29

    William the Conqueror invades England.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 13 views this week (1,977 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- February 2

    Mexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed ending the war.

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    Updated 30 Jan 2013 - 12 views this week (431 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

  • Today In History- October 17

    General Charles Cornwallis offers his surrender to the American revolutionists at Yorktown, Virginia.

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    Updated 19 Jul 2011 - 12 views this week (569 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 1 story

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