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Miranda rights established

Miranda rights established

June 13, 2018

Today in 1966, the Supreme Court makes their decision in the case of Miranda v. Arizona. The court ultimately rules that all criminal suspects must be ...

Reagan challenges Gorbachev

Reagan challenges Gorbachev

June 12, 2018

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Today in 1987, President Ronald Reagan challenges  Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall in one of the most famous speeches of...

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is released

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is released

June 11, 2018

Today in 1982,  young director Steven Spielberg draws from his life experience to create and release E.T. By releasing E.T., Spielberg was able to revis...

MLK assassination suspect caught

MLK assassination suspect caught

June 8, 2018

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Today in 1968, James Earl Ray is arrested in London and charged with killing Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. On April 4th, King was fatally...

First successful summit of Mt. McKinley

First successful summit of Mt. McKinley

June 7, 2018

Today in 1913, Hudson Stuck successfully climbs Mt. McKinley with three other people.  McKinley stands at a great 20,320 feet, making it the largest in...

D-Day invasion

D-Day invasion

June 6, 2018

Today in 1944, Allied troops land at the shores of Normandy, France in order begin liberating Western Europe from the Nazis.  Operation Overlord had a...

Allied Forces prepare for D-Day

Allied Forces prepare for D-Day

June 5, 2018

Today in 1944, Allied troops make the final for Operation Overlord, a invasion of France, later known as D-Day.  The Mission had been planned and postponed...

Congress passes the 19th Amendment

Congress passes the 19th Amendment

June 4, 2018

Today in 1919, Congress passes the 19th Amendment and sends it to the states for ratification.  The Amendment granted a right for Women to vote, completing...

CNN launches on the air

CNN launches on the air

June 1, 2018

Today in 1980, the Cable News Network (CNN) aired for the first time, becoming the World's first 24-hour TV news network. CNN took the world by storm,...

Big Ben becomes operational

Big Ben becomes operational

May 31, 2018

Today in 1859, the famous Big Ben clock tower rings out over London for the first time ever. The Clock Tower design was created; after a fire originally...

First Indy 500

First Indy 500

May 30, 2018

Today in 1911, the first Indianapolis 500 is held, marking the start of one the most notable events in racing.  The idea for the event came out of the...

Everest successfully climbed for the first time

Everest successfully climbed for the first time

May 29, 2018

Today in 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a local Sherpa of Nepal, are the first explorers to summit Mount Everest.  Both men were...

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