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October 24th This Day In History

10/24/2018
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Today in History: Annie Edson Taylor goes over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Jackie Robinson dies. 'DC Snipers' apprehended. Dupont begins selling stockings. Benny Goodman records 'Let's Dance.' Concorde makes flight.

Duration:00:05:05

October 23rd This Day in History

10/23/2018
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Today in History: Chicago hits number 1. Moscow Theater Siege. Brutus commits suicide. Gangster Dutch Schultz shot. Dumbo oens in New York. United Nations General Assembly convenes in New York.

Duration:00:03:43

October 22nd This Day in History

10/22/2018
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Today in History: Lance Armstrong banned from cycling. JFK gives speech on Cuban Missle Crisis. Princeton is chartered as the college of New Jersey. Ernest Hemingway's first novel published.

Duration:00:03:55

October 21st This Day in History

10/21/2018
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Today in History: Mystic Pizza opens. Carlton Fisk hits a walkoff homerun n the World Series. Old Ironsides christened in Boston Harbor. Dizzy Gillespie is born. Wonder Woman debuts. Guggenheim Museum opens.

Duration:00:04:21

October 20th This Day in History

10/20/2018
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Today in History: Plane crash kills three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Louisiana Purchase rattified. McArthur returns. Sydney Opera House dedicated. 2 Live Crew acquitted.

Duration:00:05:43

October 19th This Day in History

10/19/2018
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Today in History: A-Ha hits number 1. DeLorean arrested. Rocket Richard scores 500. Concorde lands in New York City. Blockbuster opens. Cornwallis surrenders.

Duration:00:04:49

October 18th This Day in History

10/18/2018
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Today in history: Ex-girlfriend of singer Al Green commits suicide in his house. Reggie Jackson hits three homeruns in a World Series game. US takes possession of Alaska.

Duration:00:03:59

October 17th This Day in History

10/17/2018
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Today in History: Al Capone goes to prison. San Francisco earthquake. Albert Einstein arrives in the US. Jailhouse Rock premieres. Mother Theresa awarded Nobel Peace Price.

Duration:00:04:12

October 16th This Day in History

10/16/2018
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Today in History: Baby Jessica rescued from well. Disco Duck hits number 1. Planned Parenthood opens. China gets nuclear. El Camino released. Stampede kills 84 at World Cup match.

Duration:00:04:28

October 15th This Day in History

10/15/2018
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Today in History: Clarence Thomas confirmed to US Supreme Court. Duke Ellington records Mood Indigo. Napolean Bonaparte arrives on St. Helena. Hermann Goring poisons himself. President Johnson signs bill to create US Department of Transportation.

Duration:00:04:03

October 14th This Day in History

10/14/2018
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Today in History: Pulp Fiction released. Steve Bartman interferes with fly ball. Roosevelt gives speech after being shot. Martin Luther King Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize. Bing Crosby dies. Chuck Yeager flies faster than speed of sound.

Duration:00:05:27

October 13th This Day in History

10/13/2018
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Today in history: White House cornerstone is laid. Uruguayan flight crashes in Andes. Roman Emperor Claudius dies. Edsel Show broadcast on CBS. 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf' debuts on Broadway.

Duration:00:03:24

October 12th This Day in History

10/12/2018
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Today in History: John Denver dies. Columbus sets sail. Columbus Day Celebration. Dilinger escapes from jail. 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' published. USS Cole attacked by terrorists.

Duration:00:04:55

October 11th This Day in History

10/11/2018
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Today in History: Saturday Night Live debuts. First American political telecast takes place. Lunar1 Probe launched. Apollo 7 launched. Reagan and Gorbachev meet.

Duration:00:04:34

October 10th This Day in History

10/10/2018
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Today in History: The Beach Boys release 'Good Vibrations.' Julius Caesar dies. Porgy and Bess premieres. Naval Academy opens. Joseph Harris commits mass murder.

Duration:00:03:30

October 9th This Day in History

10/9/2018
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Today in History: Che Guevara executed. San Francisco settled. Public admitted to Washington Monument. Achille Lauro hijackers surrender. Walter Murphy releases 'A Fifth of Beethoven.' Hoover Dam begins sending electricity.

Duration:00:04:22

October 8th This Day in History

10/8/2018
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Today in History: The Great Chicago fire starts. Franklin Pierce dies. Harry S. Truman says atomic bomb knowledge would be shared only with Canada and Britain. Impeachment inquiry against President Bill Clinton. Jerry Lee Lewis records 'Great Balls of Fire.' Sweat lodge ceremony deaths.

Duration:00:04:50

October 7th This Day in History

10/7/2018
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Today in History: The Jazz Singer opens. Queen releases 'We Will Rock You, We are the Champions.' Edgar Allen Poe dies. Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland College 222-0. Cats open on Broadway. Arnold Schwarzenegger elected governor.

Duration:00:03:58

October 6th This Day in History

10/6/2018
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Today in History: JFK urges Americans to build bomb shelters. Jane Eyre published. Elizabeth Taylor marries for the 7th time. Babe Ruth hits 3 homeruns in the World Series. The first US train robbed.

Duration:00:03:39

October 5th This Day in History

10/5/2018
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Today in History: Steve Jobs passes away. Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch hit number1. David Kunst completes walk around the world. Dalai Lama awarded Nobel Peace Prize.

Duration:00:04:19