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Working Class History 17h
12 Aug 2017 32-year-old anti-racist Heather Heyer was killed and 19 injured in a neo-Nazi terror attack in Charlottesville, VA. Heather was one of many protesting a white supremacist rally when a Nazi drove his car deliberately into the crowd.
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On This Day She 20h
in 1947 pioneering Australian physicist Ruby Payne-Scott co-authored a paper which is considered the foundation of radio astronomy. Payne-Scott was forced to resign her job at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research when she got married.
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DepressedBergman Aug 6
Released in 1952, Kaneto Shindô's "Children of Hiroshima", a docudrama which looks into the aftermath of the horror events occurred during WW2, through the eyes of a kindergarten teacher (Nobuko Otowa), who was once a resident of Hiroshima but now an outsider.
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Jraj Cr 9h
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NCSC Aug 11
1972, Air Force MSgt Walter Perkins was convicted of espionage for the Soviets. Perkins was arrested in Florida as he boarded a flight with more than 600 pages of Air Force and DIA classified documents he planned to deliver to his Soviet GRU contact in Mexico.
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On This Day She Aug 4
in 1898, Alice Seeley Harris arrived in the Congo as a missionary. Horrified by injuries inflicted on the Congolese by the forces of King Leopold II of Belgium, she was one of the first people to use photography in a human rights campaign.
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BeyHERstory Aug 9
August 9, 2014: Beyoncé updates IG. 6 Years Ago Today!
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JamaicaSocietyLeeds Aug 5
1962 Jamaicans welcomed independence from British rule and a new flag - black for the strength and creativity of the people; gold, the natural beauty of the sunlight and wealth of the country; green for hope and agricultural resources. Happy Independence Day Jamaica! 🖤💛💚
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OnThisDayTheIRA 16h
in 1977 the IRA murdered Neil Bewley, 19. Soldier shot, Turf Lodge. Moments later a blast bomb thrown & 3 colleagues injured, 1 loosing lower part of leg. Marines had been forming cordon to prevent escape of gunman who had fired on a patrol hitting soldier in head
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Throwback Arsenal Aug 9
in 2003: The Independent on Sunday predicted Arsenal would finish 5th, while The Sunday Times predicted Arsenal to come 3rd. Arsenal went on to win the league without losing a single game.
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ICE Aug 10
in 2016, ICE removed a former member of the Guatemalan special forces linked to 1980s massacre. The former army commando was charged with war crimes in his native country.
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NASA History Office 9h
in 1977, the Space Shuttle Enterprise carried out its first free flight, designed to test its subsonic airworthiness, integrated systems operations & landing capability. In the image below we can see it soaring above the NASA 747 carrier aircraft!
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U.S. Naval Undersea Museum Aug 11
Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil invented ingenious frequency hopping system to safeguard torpedo guidance signals from enemy interference. Their device, patented in 1942, became basis for Wifi, GPS, and Bluetooth communication.
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The Broad 10h
Today, we’re remembering Jean-Michel Basquiat, who tragically died in 1988 at 27. Basquiat's work celebrates Black life while offering continued reflections on the Black experience against the backdrop of the white supremacist legacy of slavery and colonialism.
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Lukas Adamowicz 13m
August 13, 1961. Cold War: East Germany closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin to thwart its inhabitants' attempts to escape to the West, and construction of the Berlin Wall is started.
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ICE Aug 10
in 2015, ICE El Paso removed 2 Mexican fugitives wanted on separate charges of aggravated homicide, aggravated assault.
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MansionBet 12h
📆 in 2004 Samuel Eto'o joined Barcelona for £24m. Unbelievable player in his hay-day. 🎥
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Working Class History Aug 11
11 Aug 1964 18-year-old Scottish anarchist Stuart Christie was arrested in Madrid, Spain with explosives to assassinate dictator General Franco. He was wearing a kilt, which confused the Spanish press, who described him as "a Scottish transvestite".
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Jane Hoodless 19h
While he produced mammoth canvases, loud with shape & colour, Jean-Michel Basquiat–who died 1988–was famously reticent & somewhat uncomfortable in the spotlight: "I start a picture & I finish it. I don't think about art while I work. I try to think about life."
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Marquee Sports Network Aug 5
Welcome to The Show 🎩✨ 6 years ago, El Mago made his MLB debut!
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