Monthly Archives: May 2014

It happened on this day…May 30th

On this day in 1922 – The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, DC. Advertisements

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It happened on this day…May 29th

On this day in 1971 – The Rolling Stones’ single “Brown Sugar” hits #1 in the U.S.

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It happened on this day…May 28th

On this day in 1961 – Amnesty International, a human rights organization, was founded.

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It happened on this day…May 27th

On this day in 1995 – In Charlottesville, VA, Christopher Reeve was paralyzed after being thrown from his horse during a jumping event.

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It happened on this day…May 26th

On this day in 1965 – The Rolling Stones appeared on “Shindig!” along with Jackie De Shannon, Sonny and Cher and Jimmy Rodgers.

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It happened on this day…May 25th

On this day in 2001 – Sherman Bull, 64, of New Canaan, CT, became the oldest climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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It happened on this day…May 23rd

 On this day in 1994 – “Pulp Fiction” won the “Golden Palm” for best film at the 47th Cannes Film Festival.

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