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What Happened – December 30

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “1066 – Granada massacre: A Muslim mob storms the royal palace in Granada, crucifies Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and massacres most of the Jewish population of the city” and the most recent is “2006 – Madrid Barajas … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 8

It was shortly after noon on this day in 1941 when Pres Franklin D Roosevelt went before Congress and asked for a declaration of war.  The President’s 10-minute speech, which started out by stating “Yesterday, December 7, 1941 – a date which … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 30

It was on this day in 1945 that Gen. MacArthur arrived in Toyko and started organizing his occupational headquarters.  One of his first acts as Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers was coordinating efforts to get food and water to starving civilians. He … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 23

It was in this day in 1926 that the Scholastic Aptitude Test exam was given for the first time. Over 8,000 students wishing to get into college took the test at over 300 different locations. Made up of 315 questions … Continue reading

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