This Day In History

This Day In History

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  110 years ago today, John Wayne was born in Winterset, Iowa. Nicknamed “The Duke,” Marion Robert Morrison became an instant star after his role in John...

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  40 years ago today, Star Wars, the film that heralded a new era of special effects for fantasy-adventure movies, was released. Created by George Lucas, the franchise...

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  Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan, who turns 76 years old today. Born Robert Zimmerman in Minnesota, Dylan renamed himself after the Welsh poet, Dylan...

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  Happy Birthday to Victor Espinoza who turns 45 today. The thoroughbred horse racing jockey won the Triple Crown in 2015—the oldest jockey and first...

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  Happy Birthday to Novak Djokovic the Serbian tennis star currently ranked No. 2 who turns 30 years-old today. He was discovered as a 6...

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  Happy 65th Birthday to Mr. T, the actor and retired WWE wrestler known for his tough-guy role in the 1980s TV series The A-Team and...

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  101 years ago today, the first Norman Rockwell painting appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post. The oil on canvas, Boy with...

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  On this day 50 years ago, The Beatles held a press party at the London home of their manager Brian Epstein to launch the...

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  Happy Birthday to baseball great Reggie Jackson, who turns 71 today. After a high school football spinal injury, doctors told Jackson that he might...

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  On this day 54 years ago, the first Monterey Folk Festival opened in Monterey, California. The 3-day festival featured Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and...

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