October 19th in the Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

"As Bad as Chamberlain at Munich!" Insults at the White House on Day 4 of the "Thirteen Days" of the Cuban Missile Crisis! Follow the exciting story day-by-day through October 28.

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January 8th in History

Today's birthdays include Gypsy Rose Lee, Elvis Presley, and Stephen Hawking! Happy Typing Day, everybody!

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January 11th in History

Smoking may be hazardous to your health! In other news, Alabama secedes, the Grand Canyon becomes a national monument, and the designated hitter rule is adopted!

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January 12th in History

Today's birthdays include radio personalities Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh, amazonian Jeff Bezos, and magician Kristin. Distiller Hiram Walker and mystery writer Agatha Christie died.

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