Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Monday - April 27th...
            It is day 117 of the year 2015, and there are 248 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1791,Samuel F. B. Morse, invented Morse Code (-- --- .-. ... .)
     Today, this person is/would be 224 years old.
            1822,Ulyssses S. Grant, 18th President from (1869 - 1877).
     Today, this person is/would be 193 years old.
            1896,Wallace Hume Carothers, invented nylon.
     Today, this person is/would be 119 years old.
            1922,Jack Klugman, actor, "Odd Roommate".
     Today, this person is/would be 93 years old.
            1927,Corretta Scott King
     Today, this person is/would be 88 years old.
            1945,Fredrick August Kittel - aka August Wilson, Playwright.
     Today, this person is/would be 70 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1565,First Spanish settlement in Phillipines, Cebu City, founded.
            1897,Grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) is dedicated.
            1937,US Social Security system makes its first benefit payment.
            1945,Founding of the Second Republic, in Austria.
            1961,Wide World of Sports premiers on TV.

      And Don't Forget...

                        Union Day, celebrated in Tanzania.

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