Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Wednesday - May 4th...
            It is day 125 of the year 2016, and there are 241 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1929,Audrey Hepburn, actress.
     Today, this person is/would be 87 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1626,Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth and buttons.
            1715,French manufacturer debuts first folding umbrella -- in Paris, not Cherbourg!
            1851,First of the major San Francisco fires.
            1878,Phonograph shown for first time at the Grand Opera House.
            1983,The final episode of Laverne & Shirley airs.
            1908,The Great White Fleet arrives in San Francisco.


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