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#1 4-24-12: Today in History04-24-2012, 02:54 PM
Easter Rebellion begins, 1916
Phillips and Arnold launch attack on Petersburg, Virginia, 1781
German endurance driver killed in crash, 1983
Union issues conduct code for soldiers, 1863
The Bandung Conference concludes, 1955
Forensic evidence is introduced in Australia, 1922
Tornado flattens towns in Louisiana and Mississippi, 1908
Library of Congress established, 1800
Churchill knighted, 1953
Hostage rescue mission ends in disaster, 1980
Sue Grafton is born, 1940
Patti LaBelle makes her debut on the pop charts, sort of, 1962
Author Willa Cather dies, 1947
Truman is briefed on Manhattan Project, 1945
Penguins defeat Capitals in marathon hockey game, 1996
Westmoreland makes controversial remarks, 1967
North Vietnamese attack South Vietnamese installations, 1971
World War I
The Easter Rising begins in Dublin, 1916
World War II
Erich Raeder, commander in chief of the German navy, is born on this day, 1876
Britain begins its evacuation of Greece in Operation Demon, 1940
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-historyHow is obama working out for you?
#2 In Texas? Not so much.....04-24-2012, 05:56 PM
1678 - Pedro de Aguirre was born. He was a captain in the Spanish army and escorted an expedition into Texas that named the San Antonio de Padua river.
1998 - The reunion movie "Dallas: War of the Ewings" aired on CBS.It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
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