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Tuesday, Nov 25 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 25

Tuesday, Nov 25 2014 by kjfitz
1980 - The Samuel Tenney House was added to the National Register of Historic Places.



2010 - The Special Ops Squad (BOPE) together with the Brazilian Navy, invaded the Favela Vila Cruzeiro, in Rio de janeiro, in order to set a Pacifying Police Unit.



  


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This Week's Birthdays - Week of November 24

Monday, Nov 24 2014 by kjfitz
November 24, 1713 - Junípero Serra was a Spanish Franciscan friar who founded a mission in Baja California and the first nine of 21 Spanish missions in California from San Diego to San Francisco.



November 25, 1963 - Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Kosar, Jr. is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League.



November 26, 1917 - Adele Jergens was an American actress.



November 27, 111 - Antinoüs was a beautiful Bythinian youth and the favorite of the Roman emperor Hadrian.



November 28, 1940 - Bruce Channel is an American singer, known for his 1962 million selling number one hit, "Hey! Baby".



November 29, 1835 - Empress Dowager Cixi was a powerful and charismatic woman who unofficially but effectively controlled the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China for 47 years, from 1861 to her death in 1908.



November 30, 1937 - Tom Simpson (30 November 1937–13 July 1967) was a British professional cyclist, one of Britain's most successful of all-time.



  


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Today in History - November 24

Monday, Nov 24 2014 by kjfitz
1973 - A US Navy DC-3 crashed landed on the black sands of southern Iceland after running out of fuel. There were no fatalities, and the wreckage was left behind.



2001 - A Crossair Avro RJ100 crashed into a wooded range of hills near Bassersdorf and exploded, killing 24 of the 33 people on board.



  


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Rolling Stones Logo

Sunday, Nov 23 2014 by kjfitz
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in Dartford, Kent in 1962. The Rolling Stones' logo, designed by John Pasche, was introduced in 1971.



  


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Today in History - November 23

Sunday, Nov 23 2014 by kjfitz
1977 - The State House of Correction and Branch Prison was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



1994 - A memorandum of understanding regarding the use of the United Nations Logistics Base (UNLB) in Brindisi, Italy was signed by the Secretary-General of the UN and the Republic of Italy.



  


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Popcorn!

Saturday, Nov 22 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 22

Saturday, Nov 22 2014 by kjfitz
1963 - US President John F. Kennedy was assasinated.



2014 - The Rolling stones "On Fire" Tour ends in New Zealand.



  


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Tattos in Progress

Friday, Nov 21 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 21

Friday, Nov 21 2014 by kjfitz
1970 - A dynamite fueled bomb exploded underneath the portico of the Portland Oregon City Hall doing $170,000 in damage.



2013 - The roof of a Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia collapsed killing 54 people.



  


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