Lizzie Borden & the infam...

Jun 16, 2017 by

Here’s a news story about the Lizzie Borden double murder from just 5 days after the killings. Soon, this sensationally dramatic tale would rivet the nation.

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WWII newspaper headlines from ...

Jun 5, 2017 by

France Invaded: Allied Troops Launch Mighty Offensive Philadelphia Inquirer (Final) – June 6, 1944   We Crack West Wall,...

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US joins World War I: Headline...

Apr 6, 2017 by

In April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. War was formally declared on April 6, 1917.

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The Great Depression: Newspape...

Mar 26, 2017 by

While the newspapers reported on the stock market crash on October 29 and October 30, 1929, it’s clear that they didn’t...

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Amelia Earhart feared lost (19...

Jan 5, 2017 by

AMELIA FEARED LOST Navy ships ordered to begin hunt Plane over 2500-mile Pacific waste Island is goal Tiny spot in Pacific to be...

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The crash of Pacific Southwest...

Nov 14, 2016 by

On a clear, unseasonably hot morning on September 25, 1978, residents of San Diego’s North Park neighborhood were getting their...

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Zeppelin Hindenburg explodes, ...

Oct 26, 2015 by

Zeppelin Hindenburg explodes, falls at Lakehurst – Known dead number 33 Giant airliner plunges in flames after safely crossing...

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Remembering the Watts Riots (1...

Aug 21, 2015 by

Fifty years ago, when white California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer Lee Minikus pulled over 21-year-old African-American...

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DB Cooper: Hijacker parachutes...

May 31, 2015 by

Hijacker parachutes from Reno-bound jet Escapes with $200,000 ransom A courteous middle-aged man disappeared, apparently by...

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Martin Luther King Jr slain by...

Apr 4, 2015 by

Negro leader Dr King slain by lone Memphis assassin Widespread Negro violence, including arson and shooting, broke out in several...

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Aftermath of Martin Luther Kin...

Mar 23, 2015 by

The assassination of Dr Martin Luther King Jr triggered violence across the nation back in 1968.

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The Battle of Little Bighorn: ...

Dec 18, 2014 by

On the morning of June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer and the 7th Cavalry charged into battle against Lakota Sioux and...

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Charles Lindbergh’s baby...

May 22, 2014 by

Kidnappers hold baby son of Col Lindbergh; ask $50,000 ransom; leave note

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Charles Lindbergh’s baby...

May 22, 2014 by

May 12, 1932 – Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr, infant son of the world-famous aviator, was found dead at Mount Rose, NJ

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Found: 19th century shipwreck ...

Apr 25, 2014 by

NOAA announced it has found the underwater wreck of the passenger steamer City of Chester, which sank in 1888 in a collision in dense fog near where the Golden Gate Bridge stands today.

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The City of Chester steamship ...

Apr 25, 2014 by

Under the waves: Great disaster near the Golden Gate… The City of Chester sunk — Run down in a fog by the Oceanic. Thirteen lives known to be lost.

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The Vietnam War, as seen on Ne...

Mar 29, 2014 by

Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America’s direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975.

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Oh, the humanity: The Hindenbu...

May 6, 2012 by

The German airship took only a minute to burn, but that moment was enough to etch the image of that fiery Zeppelin onto the minds of millions around the world. Only 62 would survive the tragedy, and many of them were seriously injured.

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