Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Friday - May 27th...
            It is day 148 of the year 2016, and there are 218 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1818,Amelia Bloomer, suffragist known for her pantaloons.
     Today, this person is/would be 198 years old.
            1837,Wild Bill Hickock
     Today, this person is/would be 179 years old.
            1894,Dashiell Hammett, author who created the hard-boiled detective.
     Today, this person is/would be 122 years old.
            1907,Rachel Carson, ecologist.
     Today, this person is/would be 109 years old.
            1911,Hubert Humphrey
     Today, this person is/would be 105 years old.
            1911,Vincent Price, actor, always had the evil eye.
     Today, this person is/would be 105 years old.
            1912,John Cheever
     Today, this person is/would be 104 years old.
            1912,Sam Sneede
     Today, this person is/would be 104 years old.
            1923,Henry Kissinger, politician.
     Today, this person is/would be 93 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1907,Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco.
            1937,San Francisco Bay's Golden Gate Bridge dedicated.
            1961,The first black light is sold in a novelty shop.

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