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Poland.pl 15h
in 1940 Witold Pilecki voluntarily went out during a street roundup in Warsaw to be caught and sent to the German Nazi camp . Pilecki’s mission lasted 3 years. He smuggled out information about the atrocities in the camp & created a resistance organization within.
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Bon Jovi 10h
New Jersey was released on this day in 1988! The album was #1 on the charts for four consecutive weeks and certified 7x platinum 💿
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Pittsburgh Steelers 1h
in 2010, Troy happened.
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Detroit Tigers 4h
in 1980, Al Kaline has his number six retired at Tiger Stadium. Mr. Tiger became the first player in franchise history to have his number retired.
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The Nobel Prize Sep 14
in 2015 the collaboration detected gravitational waves for the first time from two black holes that merged 1.3 billion yrs ago. The observation led to a new way to study our universe and the 2017 in Physics for Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne
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Presidential Trivia Sep 17
in 1787, George Washington, James Madison and 37 other delegates signed the Constitution. .
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Big Ten Network 13h
in 2015, great Brett Greenwood inspired all of us. 👏
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The Nobel Prize Sep 12
Mother and daughter Nobel Laureates, Marie Curie and Irène Joliot-Curie in the laboratory circa 1925. Marie was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1911. Irène, born in 1897, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935.
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The Nobel Prize 11h
In 1987 the supernova SN 1987A exploded emitting 10 million billion neutrinos - the most elusive particles in the universe - in a gigantic burst. On Earth Masatoshi Koshiba born and his team detected 12 of these neutrinos in the giant detector shown, earning a .
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Piper Perabo 15h
in 1893 New Zealand became 1st country where women win the right to vote Māori suffragists helped win the right to vote. 13 Māori women in parliament today (Others nations gradually followed U.S. in 1920, India in 1947, & recently Saudi Arabia in 2011) NancyWartik
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Southern Poverty Law Center 7h
In 2003, Billy Ray Johnson was brought to a party as "entertainment." He was 42, but had a childlike naiveté. He was knocked out, his body left on a road + he suffered serious brain injuries. in 2005, we sued. In 2007, the jury awarded $9M to Johnson.
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Yad Vashem 8h
“Do everything you can to put the children in a [secure hiding] place. Don’t leave it to the last moment.” Symcha Horonczyk's cause of death in Auschwitz 19/9/1942 is recorded as 'heart failure'. See the letter he wrote to his family the night before deportation
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Old-Time Baseball Photos 14h
in 1926, the great Duke Snider was born in Los Angeles. Here he's rounding third base after hitting a 3-run home run against Yankees in the second game of 1956 World Series. In his career he hit 407 HRs and batted .295 and in 1980 he would be inducted into the Hall of Fame
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American Experience 13h
In the early hours in 1980, a deadly explosion occurred in a Titan II silo in Damascus, Arkansas. Follow the events of that night. Our film is streaming on the app and
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NASA History Office 13h
Houston, TX, was announced as the location for building the Manned Spacecraft Center in 1961. Seen in these photos under construction in 1963 and looking much greener in 1989, was renamed in 1973 to honor President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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The Ice Age 10h
in 1991 – Ötzi the Iceman was discovered in the Ötztal Alps on the border between Italy and Austria. It is believed he bled to death after an arrow shattered his left scapula and damaged nerves and blood vessels. Photo: South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology
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60s Batman 9h
Adam West was born September 19, 1928. We miss you, old chum!
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Civilization VI on Switch 11/16 Sep 18
Happy birthday to Trajan, born on this day in 53 AD. He is known as one of the Five Good Emperors of the Roman Empire, in part due to his territorial expansion of the empire, as well as his public building programs and social welfare policies.
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Physics Today Sep 17
Born 1826, Bernhard Riemann was a German mathematician whose work generalizing and formalizing differential geometry was essential to Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity
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Vinny M 22h
A wee thought this morning for Brian Epstein - Born 1934
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