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NFL Throwback 24h
Game on the line with a rookie kicker... generally not the best spot to be in. 's always had ice in his veins, though. (Sept. 22, 1996)
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NFL Throwback Sep 21
No big deal. Just a 98-yard punt. 😱 (Sept. 21, 1969)
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Jerry Mitchell 3h
1955, an all-white jury acquitted JW Milam & Roy Bryant of murdering after deliberating only 67 minutes. One juror told a reporter that they wouldn’t have taken so long if they hadn’t stopped to drink Cokes.
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Zinn Ed Project 8h
Replying to @ZinnEdProject
β€œNobody wants to know a colored woman's opinion about her own status or that of her group. When she dares express it, no matter how mild or tactful it may be, it is called 'propaganda,' or is labeled 'controversial.” -- Mary Church Terrell born 1863
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Zinn Ed Project Sep 20
1962 James Meredith attempted to register at Univ. of Miss., blocked by Gov. Ross Barnett. "I was engaged in a war... my objective was to force federal gov't . . . to use U.S. military . . . to enforce my rights as a citizen." -- Meredith
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Jerry Mitchell 3h
Horrible day in : 1955, an all-white jury acquitted JW Milam & Roy Bryant of murdering after deliberating only 67 minutes. They confessed months later to Look magazine.
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Zinn Ed Project 9h
Born Sept. 23: Mary Church Terrell (1863), John Coltrane (1926), Ray Charles (1930), and Bruce Springsteen (1949).
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NFL Throwback Sep 18
Who knew Sweetness could sling it too? This Day in History: RB Walter Payton tosses two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to force overtime against the Saints in 1983.
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Zinn Ed Project 8h
Replying to @ZinnEdProject
"[Howard Zinn's A People’s History] made me feel that I was a player in this moment in history, as we all are...that in my small way, I had something to say, I could do something.” -- Bruce Springsteen born 1949
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WGNTV Sep 21
1997, on WGN-TV Harry Caray called what would be his final game, and final baseball game overall, in an illustrious, Hall of Fame career that also included the and .
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Tara Ross 7h
(1780) British Major John AndrΓ©'s plea to George Washington. He’d been caught with incriminating papers in his boots! His capture would ultimately expose Benedict Arnold as a traitor.
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Lincoln's Cottage 20h
: September 22, 1862, President Lincoln announces his decision to endorse an emancipation policy to his cabinet and formally issues the Preliminary
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NFL Throwback Sep 20
There's a reason he was called "The Playmaker." On this day in 1992, WR had himself a game against the Cardinals.
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Irving Berlin Sep 22
We remember ... 1989, passed away in his home in Manhattan. He was 101 years old.
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JFKonThisDay 34m
September 23, 1963, 5:00 - 6:00 pm Meeting with General Kenneth Royall and Colonel Earl Blaik, the President's designated committee to survey the racial situation in Birmingham, Alabama. πŸ“·:
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Scharkie 4h
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NFL Throwback Sep 15
There's something about September 15th -- There has twice been a 99-yard touchdown pass on this day in history, both exactly 5 years apart. (Sept. 1963 & 1968)
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NFL Throwback Sep 19
This Day in History: QB Ben Roethlisberger makes his debut, tossing two touchdowns off the bench against the Ravens in 2004. The Steelers would lose the game, but Big Ben became the starter and went on to win his first 14 starts, an NFL record.
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Chase's Calendar Sep 18
225 years ago today, 1793, President George Washington laid the Capitol cornerstone at Washington, DC, in a Masonic ceremony. The first and last time the engraved silver plate was seen (despite searches in 1958 during construction).
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Pamela Adams 16m
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