Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Saturday - October 25th...
            It is day 298 of the year 2014, and there are 67 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1881,Pablo Picasso, doodler.
     Today, this person is/would be 133 years old.
            1912,Minnie Pearl, Bet I can tell how much she paid for the hat!
     Today, this person is/would be 102 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1415,Battle of Agincourt, where the Welsh longbow defeats the Armored Knight.
            1825,Erie Canal opens for business in New York.
            1854,The Light Brigade charges (Battle of Balaklava.)
            1939,Nylon stockings go on sale in the U.S. for the first time.
            1959,Twilight Zone premiers (do do do do, do do do do...).

      And Don't Forget...

            Set your clock back 1 hour tonight (Daylight Savings Time ends.)
                        Saint Crispin's Day.


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