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 4th in History

The Burj Khalifa opens, Sputnik 1 crashes, and Jesse Ventura becomes governor of Minnesota! Archbishop Ussher, Sir Isaac Newton, and Louis Braille are born; Elizabeth Ann Seaton, Albert Camus, and T. S. Eliot die. Happy Hwinukan Mukee!

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January 5th in History

The Golden Gate Bridge! In other news, Alfred Dreyfus is convicted of treason, Ford institutes a "living wage" policy, Mr. Green Jeans and Superman are born, Silent Cal and Sonny Bono die.

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January 6th in History

The Washington National Cathedral opens! Joan of Arc, Carl Sandburg, Tom Mix, Kahil Gibran, and John DeLorean are born; Teddy Roosevelt, Dizzy Gillespie, and Rudolf Nureyev die. Happy National Technology Day!

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