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Posted: Jun 13, 2020 - 11:25am

Literally today:

Kentucky removes statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the Capitol Rotunda. (Yes, the linked article is technically an opinion piece, but it gives some good background and looks to the future.)
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Posted: Jun 12, 2020 - 1:24pm

1817 – The earliest form of bicycle, the dandy horse, is driven by Karl von Drais.
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Posted: Jun 11, 2020 - 6:15am

1963 – American Civil Rights Movement: Governor of Alabama George Wallace defiantly stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in an attempt to block two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, from attending that school. Later in the day, accompanied by federalized National Guard troops, they are able to register.
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Posted: Jun 8, 2020 - 7:39am

day 60,225 without the majority of the planet using critical thought

maybe
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Posted: Jun 8, 2020 - 7:33am



 Red_Dragon wrote:
1949 – George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
 

What goes around comes around or no?
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Posted: Jun 8, 2020 - 5:37am

1949 – George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020 - 6:29am

1989 – The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020 - 6:28am

1981 – The "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.
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Posted: Jun 5, 2020 - 6:27am

1956 – Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
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Posted: Jun 1, 2020 - 8:23am

This day in history in 1939...  Mexico outlawed the siesta. 
Another privilege taken away from us by "The Man"! 
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Posted: Jun 1, 2020 - 4:53am

1495 – A monk, John Cor, records the first known batch of Scotch whisky.
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Posted: May 28, 2020 - 5:21am

1830 – U.S. President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which denies Native Americans their land rights and forcibly relocates them.
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Posted: May 16, 2020 - 6:22am

1888 – Nikola Tesla delivers a lecture describing the equipment which will allow efficient generation and use of alternating currents to transmit electric power over long distances.
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Posted: May 12, 2020 - 5:36am

1941 – Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.
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Posted: May 10, 2020 - 6:56am

1954 – Bill Haley & His Comets release "Rock Around the Clock", the first rock and roll record to reach number one on the Billboard charts.
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Posted: May 6, 2020 - 5:28am

1949 – EDSAC, the first practical electronic digital stored-program computer, runs its first operation.<
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Posted: May 6, 2020 - 5:27am

1915 – Babe Ruth, then a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, hits his first major league home run.
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Posted: May 4, 2020 - 6:46pm

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1970 – The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others.
 
Yep.  Less than 10 miles down the road from where I sit.  One of the several schools I attended back in those days.
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Posted: May 4, 2020 - 5:34am

1970 – The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others.
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Posted: May 1, 2020 - 5:19am

1956 – The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
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