May 21st in History

Lindbergh reaches Paris! In other news, evangelist Harold Camping predicts the end of the world will occur on May 21, 2011. It does not. It's the birthday of Caesar's mother, Alexander Pope, and Ara Parseghian; actors John Gielgud and Lash LaRue die. Happy Vejovis!

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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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