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  1. #1 5-24-12 This Day in History 
    Ancient Fire Breather Retread's Avatar
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    Lead Story
    Brooklyn Bridge opens, 1883

    American Revolution
    John Hancock becomes president of Congress, 1775

    Automotive
    "Thelma and Louise," featuring 1966 Ford Thunderbird, released, 1991

    Civil War
    Battle of North Anna continues, 1864

    Cold War
    John Foster Dulles dies, 1959

    Crime
    Lori Ann Auker disappears from a parking lot, 1989

    Disaster
    Riot erupts at soccer match, 1964

    General Interest
    Copernicus dies, 1543
    What hath God wrought?, 1844

    Hollywood
    sex, lies and videotape wins top prize at Cannes, 1989

    Literary
    Joseph Brodsky is born, 1940

    Music
    Duke Ellington dies, 1974

    Old West
    Henry Plummer is elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana, 1863

    Presidential
    Thomas Jefferson inquires about a former flame, 1797

    Sports
    MLB holds first night game, 1935

    Vietnam War
    Goldwater suggests using atomic weapons, 1964

    Soldiers place controversial ad in antiwar newspaper, 1971

    World War I
    British naval convoy system introduced, 1917

    World War II
    The Bismarck sinks the Hood, 1941

    Auschwitz gets a new doctor: "the Angel of Death", 1943

    1869 - Twenty-four defendants went on trial in the Stockade Case resulting from events in Marion County on October 24, 1868. Only seven of the 24 were found guilty.

    1933 - The Texas Geographic Society was organized in Dallas. In 1937, it began publication of the Texas Geographic Magazine.

    2000 - A Democratic Party event for Al Gore in Washington brought in $26.5 million. The amount set a new record, which had just been set the previous month by Republicans for Texas Gov. George W. Bush.

    2003 - At the Colonial in Fort Worth, TX, Annika Sorentam missed the cut by four shots. Two days early she had become the first woman in 58 years to play in the PGA.
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    Thanks Retread, I forgot all about the thread.
    How is obama working out for you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    Thanks Retread, I forgot all about the thread.
    Just hoped you didn't think I was stepping on your tongue er... eh... fingers.
    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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