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    Oi! cp! Stop hogging all the tidbits man!! O.k. Have to hunt down a good one now.... *shuffles off.
    I have two very rare photographs. One is a picture of Houdini locking his keys in his car........

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    On July 26, 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act, creating the Department of Defense, the National Security Council, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

    http://www.nytimes.com/learning/gene.../20060726.html

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    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~Hey guys people have been asking me where all your getting your tidbits. So if its possible, could you also include your source with your post. This is not a request, just a question.

    Thanks

    John

    P.S.

    Thanks to all who have added all the great facts. I have learned a few things myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ted
    Oi! cp! Stop hogging all the tidbits man!! O.k. Have to hunt down a good one now.... *shuffles off.
    LOL, thats why I just added a link! I have that site bookmarked and you guys can too. I think we ahould just add 1 favorite today in history fact per person! What do you think john?

    My today in history fact:

    July 16th, 1991
    Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing
    himself at an adult movie theater

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    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~Works for me CP. But I kinda enjoy your lists.

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    On July 27, 1953, the Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting.

    http://www.nytimes.com/learning/gene.../20060727.html

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    July 27, 1965 - President Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking.

    Source: http://www.brainyhistory.com/days/july_27.html

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    Today In History

    July 27th

    1919 Chicago race riot (15 whites & 23 blacks killed, 500 injured)

    1968 Race Riot in Gary Indiana

    The area where I grew up, but I wasnt born till 1980!

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    4 years ago today, my oldest son was conceived

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    Today In History

    July 28th

    1883 Shocks triggered by the volcano Epomeo (Isle of Ischia, Italy)
    destroyed 1,200 houses at Casamicciola killing 2,000

    1943 Italian Facist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns

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    On July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. World War I began as declarations of war by other European nations quickly followed.

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    Today In History

    July 29th

    1914 1st transcontinental phone link made between NYC & SF

    1991 Donald Trump gives Marla Maples a 7+ carat engagement ring

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    Re: Today in History

    Quote Originally Posted by cp6169
    Today In History

    July 27th

    1919 Chicago race riot (15 whites & 23 blacks killed, 500 injured)

    1968 Race Riot in Gary Indiana

    The area where I grew up, but I wasnt born till 1980!
    1980??? Child! LOL

    I was in highschool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcuzi8paintchips
    1980??? Child! LOL

    I was in highschool!
    Youngster there, Jim. I was 16 years out of highschool by then and had two kids.

    Rcbjr

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    Today In History

    July 30th

    1863 Pres Lincoln issues "eye-for-eye" order to shoot a rebel prisoner
    for every black prisoner shot

    1967 Race riot in Milwaukee (4 killed)

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