May 27th in History

First transatlantic flight! In other news, the Bismarck is sunk and Disney releases "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" Wild Bill Hickok and Vincent Price are born; Paganini, Ripley (believe it or not), and Nehru die. Happy Día de la Madre!

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January 1st in History

Happy New Year! In other news, the Emancipation Proclamation takes effect, Alcatraz becomes a prison, and the Euro goes into effect!

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January 2nd in History

US speed limits drop to 55! Barry Goldwater, Isaac Asimov, and Jim Bakker are born; Alan "Skipper" Hale Jr., Frank Kelly Freas, and Anne Francis die. Happy Nyinlong!

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January 3rd in History

Apple is incorporated and the last Peanuts strip appears. Cicero, J. R. R. Tolkien, Victor Borge, and Stephen Stills are born; Jack Ruby, Conrad Hilton, and Phil Everly die. Happy Tenth Day of Christmas!

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