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Updated: 12/29/2013 - On Dec 28 - In 1170, Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, was slain in Canterbury Cathedral by knights loyal to King Henry II... In 1890, the Wounded Knee massacre took place in South Dakota as an estimated 300 Sioux Indians were killed by U.S. troops sent to disarm them... In 1916, Grigory Rasputin, the so-called "Mad Monk" who'd wielded great influence with Czar Nicholas II, was killed by a group of Russian noblemen in St. Petersburg... In 1940, during World War II, Germany dropped incendiary bombs on London, setting off what came to be known as "The Second Great Fire of London."... In 1972, Eastern Air Lines Flight 401, a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar, crashed into the Florida Everglades near Miami International Airport, killing 101 of the 176 people aboard...
Updated: 12/22/2013 - Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 22, 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Brig. Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for surrender, writing "Nuts!" in his official reply.
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Updated: 12/14/2013 - On Dec 15 - In 1791, the Bill of Rights went into effect following ratification by Virginia. In 1890, Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull and 11 other tribe members were killed in Grand River, S.D., during a confrontation with Indian police. In 1939, "Gone with the Wind" had its world premiere in Atlanta. It starred Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable. In 1944, a plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller disappeared during a flight over the English Channel. He was a U.S. Army major at the time. Forty years later, British authorities said the plane was probably hit by explosives jettisoned from British fighters.
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Updated: 12/08/2013 - Today in History: On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Japan, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. In 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Gen. George Washington's retreating army crossed the Delaware River from New Jersey into Pennsylvania. In 1972, a United Airlines Boeing 737 crashed while attempting to land at Chicago-Midway Airport, killing 43 of the 61 people on board, as well as two people on the ground; among the passengers who died were Dorothy Hunt, wife of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt, U.S. Rep. George W. Collins, D-Ill., and CBS News correspondent Michele Clark. In 1980, rock star John Lennon was shot to death outside his New York City apartment building by an apparently deranged fan.
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Posted: 12/01/2013 - Publicist: `Fast & Furious' star dies in car crash... 'A Christmas Story' at 30: now part of the family... NJ canine crowned world's ugliest dog in 2007 dies...
Posted: 12/01/2013 - Today in History: On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Ala., city bus. Mrs. Parks was arrested, sparking a year-long boycott of the buses by blacks. In 1860, the Charles Dickens novel "Great Expectations" was first published in weekly serial form. In 1982, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album was released. It went on to become the biggest-selling album of all time.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, in a scene captured on live television. Also, on this date - In 1971, hijacker "D.B. Cooper" parachuted from a Northwest Airlines 727 over Washington state with $200,000 dollars in ransom -- his fate remains unknown. In 1991, rock singer Freddie Mercury died in London at age 45 of AIDS-related pneumonia.
Updated: 11/24/2013 - No animated movie from Pixar in 2014... ABC drops Couric, she goes to Yahoo... Hugh Jackman has nose cancer...
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Updated: 11/10/2013 - Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 10, 1938, Kate Smith first sang Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" on her CBS radio program. On Nov 10 - In 1951, customer-dialed long-distance telephone service began as Mayor M. Leslie Denning of Englewood, N.J., called Alameda, Calif., Mayor Frank Osborne without operator assistance. In 1969, the children's educational program "Sesame Street" made its debut on National Educational Television (later PBS). In 1975, the ore-hauling ship SS Edmund Fitzgerald and its crew of 29 mysteriously sank during a storm in Lake Superior with the loss of all on board. In 1982, the newly finished Vietnam Veterans Memorial was opened to its first visitors in Washington, D.C., three days before its dedication.
Posted: 11/03/2013 - Privately run cinemas and video game salons have mushroomed on the island recently...private theaters have become increasingly popular as an alternative to poorly maintained state-run cinemas...
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Updated: 11/03/2013 - In 1911, the Chevrolet Motor Car Co. was founded in Detroit by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant. (The company was acquired by General Motors in 1918.) In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2, the second manmade satellite, into orbit; on board was a dog named Laika (LY'-kah) who was sacrificed in the experiment. Also in 1957, In 1957, two future number one pop songs were released: "Great Balls Of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis and "At The Hop" by Danny and the Juniors. In 2008, Former White House photographer Cecil Stoughton, who took the iconic image of Lyndon Johnson taking the oath of office after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, died on Merritt Island, Fla. at age 88.
Posted: 10/27/2013 - On October 27th – In 1787, the first of the Federalist Papers, a series of essays calling for ratification of the United States Constitution, was published under the pseudonym "Publius" (the essays were a collaborative effort by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay)... In 1938, Du Pont announced a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon."... In 1954, Walt Disney's first television program, titled "Disneyland" after his yet-to-be completed theme park, premiered on ABC... In 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, a U-2 reconnaissance aircraft was shot down while flying over Cuba, killing the pilot, U.S. Air Force Maj. Rudolf Anderson Jr.... In 1960, Ben E. King recorded "Spanish Harlem" and "Stand By Me" during his first solo recording session for Atlantic Records.... In 1964, the single "Come See About Me" by The Supremes was released...
Posted: 10/27/2013 - Marcia Wallace dies, voice of 'Simpsons' Krabappel and Bob Newheart Show... Jones' suit claims Jackson's estate re-worked some of the superstar's music that Jones produced and cut him out of the royalties and other profits...
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