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What Happened – November 27

It was on this day in 1095 that Pope Urban II first urged Christians in Europe to wage war against Muslims in the Middle East. The Turks had control of Jerusalem, and they had banned Christian pilgrims from visiting the … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 12

It was on this day in 1979 that there was a riot on a baseball field in Chicago. A local radio station was offering reduced admission to Comiskey Park for a double-header if a disco record was also donated, so it … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 11

It was on this day in 1963 that the governor of Alabama stood in the doorway at the University of Alabama in order to prevent two black students from registering at the school. The local National Guard was nationalized later that … Continue reading

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