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Nothing in the history of America compares with the Civil War. The very nature of the Civil War lends itself to perpetual fascination. There is an ongoing interest in the Civil War as evidenced by the multitude of publications,... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 25, 2013

Nature Strikes! 1926 - The deadliest November tornado outbreak (The Great Tri-State Tornado of Wednesday, March 18, 1925, is the deadliest tornado outbreak all time in the U.S.) in U.S.... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 22, 2013

President Kennedy Assassinated!      1963 - In Dallas, Texas, Lee Harvey Oswald, in his sniper's perch in the Texas Depository Building, fired on President John F. Kennedy's car as he... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 13, 2013

Boycott Over!      1956 - The Montgomery Bus Boycott comes to an end when the Supreme Court declares that Alabama laws requiring segregated buses to be illegal.  The boycott began on... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 11, 2013

Thank You!      Veteran's Day recognizes and honors all of the military veterans who have served our country.  It is celebrated each year on November 11, the anniversary of the signing of... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 31, 2013

Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve, can be traced back to an ancient Celtic pagan festival called “Samhain,” which was celebrated over 2,000 years ago.  The Celtic calendar began on November 1, and... More 
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Today in History: October 21, 2013

     Let's Paint the City White!  1892 - Opening ceremonies for the World's Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago, though because construction was behind schedule, the exposition did not open... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 9, 2013

The Kings are Crowned!  768 - Brothers Carloman I and Charlemagne were crowned Kings of The Franks.  Carloman would die mysteriously in 771 (no brotherly love?).  Charlemagne would eventually... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 3, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!      1863 - President Abraham Lincoln declares that the last Thursday in November will be recognized as Thanksgiving Day along with Thursdays, November 30, 1865 and... More 

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