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On This Day…

On This Day…

13th Amendment…. January 31, 1865…. The constitutional amendment abolishing slavery in the U.S. is passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. It would then go on to the states for ratification. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United…

On This Day…

On This Day…

The Beatles – Rooftop Concert…. January 30, 1969…. The Beatles give their last public performance – an unannounced rooftop concert on their Apple headquarters in London. The group was joined by Billy Preston and played for 42 minutes before the gig ended after an accountant from the nearby Royal Bank of Scotland called the police to stop the…

This Weekend In History…

This Weekend In History…

Apollo 1 Disaster…. January 27, 1967…. An electrical fire erupts during a simulation on the launch pad, killing astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Roger Chaffee, and Edward White. They were the first U.S. astronauts to die in a spacecraft.The ignition source of the fire was determined to be electrical, and the fire spread rapidly due to combustible nylon material, and…

On This Day…

On This Day…

January 26, 1998….. U.S. President Bill Clinton goes on national TV and states, “I want you to listen to me, I’m going to say this again. I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.” However, after the FBI determined that semen stains on Lewinsky’s blue dress were Clinton’s, he made his famous “What the meaning of ‘IS’ is” argument…

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