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The Nobel Prize Sep 11
Irène Joliot-Curie, born , was a battlefield radiologist, activist, politician, and daughter of two of the most famous scientists in the world: Marie and Pierre Curie. Discover her journey to her own Nobel Prize:
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Mark Rees 7h
It's Roald Dahl Day AND it's Friday the 13th AND it's a full moon! And we all know witch, sorry which, of his characters come out to play on a full moon... Clip: The Witches (1990). Dahl was born in Cardiff, , in 1916.
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Cincinnati Reds Sep 11
September 11, 1985: Pete Rose lays claim to the moniker "Hit King" with his 4,192nd career knock, passing Ty Cobb for the most all-time.
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Poets.org Sep 10
Tell me, what else should I have done? Doesn't everything die at last, and too soon? Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? —Mary Oliver, born in 1935
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Toronto Archives 40m
New City Hall officially opens Sept 13, 1965. Here we have photos from a recent acquisition showing views of City Hall in 1971 by Brooklyn photographer Irving Hirshon.
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Yad Vashem Sep 9
9 September 1943, German forces landed in Zakinthos. Refusing Nazi orders to prepare a list of local Jews, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Dimitrios Chrysostomos wrote his own name down and said: "Here is the list of Jews you require" Learn more here
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Michael W. Freeman Sep 11
: in 1973, Chile’s armed forces stage a coup against the government of President Salvador Allende, who is killed. General Augusto Pinochet became dictator of Chile, rounded up hundreds of Allende’s supporters and had them tortured and executed. Our CIA supported the coup.
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Graig Kreindler Sep 10
in 1934, Roger Maris was born in Hibbing, MN. Here’s my painting of the great man hitting #61.
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theScore Sep 11
: 17-year-old Serena Williams won the 1st of her 23 (and counting) Grand Slam titles. 👏 🏆 🎾
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Gareth Marsh 7h
in 2015 Jack Grealish scored his first Villa goal and what a strike it was!
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Working Class History Sep 11
11 Sep 1973 right-wing Gen Pinochet launched a coup against the elected left-wing government in Chile of Salvador Allende. Backed by the US and UK, Pinochet went on to torture, jail and kill 10,000s of working class activists
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Detroit Tigers Sep 9
Tram and Lou made their debuts in 1977. The greatest double play combo played together for 19 seasons and combined for seven Gold Glove Awards.
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Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo Sep 12
Amílcar Lopes Cabral was born September 12, 1924: Pan-Africanist, revolutionary & thinker, he led the anti-colonial fight in the West African Portuguese colonies Guinea-Bissau & Cabo Verde, until their independence in 1974 & 1975. He was assassinated in Guinea in 1973.
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U.S. Naval Institute Sep 9
in 1965, James Stockdale was shot down over North Vietnam and captured. Routinely tortured during his 7.5 years in the "Hanoi Hilton", he disfigured his own face by cutting and beating it so that he could not used for propaganda purposes. He was awarded the MoH in 1976.
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U.S. Naval Institute Sep 8
in 1923, the U.S. Navy suffered its worst peacetime loss when 7 destroyers ran aground at Honda Point, CA. Navigational errors, heavy fog and the squadron commander's order for all ships to remain in close formation led to the disaster
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Psychotronic Daily Sep 7
Happy 65th birthday to "Pinhead" himself actor Doug Bradley. He was Born in Liverpool in 1954.
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OnThisDayTheIRA Sep 12
in 1981 the IRA murdered Alan Clarke, 20. Full time UDR shot walking along Hall St, Maghera, from a passing car. Close friends with RUCR John Proctor who was shot in a hospital car park hours after carrying Clarke’s coffin 2 days later
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Boeing Airplanes Sep 9
in 2006 the 747-400 LCF made its first flight. Better known as the , this heavily modified 747 is used to transport Dreamliner parts from all over the world.
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TranSPURS 3h
Son made his Spurs debut. 67 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ 37 assists 🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️ What a player!
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Throwback Arsenal 9h
in 1997: Ian Wright broke Cliff Bastin's all-time goal scoring club record of 178 goals after scoring a hat-trick during a 4-1 Arsenal win over Bolton
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