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What Happened – October 27

It was on this day in 1838 that the Governor of Missouri issued an order that said all Mormons must leave or be exterminated. Trouble between the Latter Day Saints and others had been brewing since 1831, when one of the church … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 8

It was on this day in 1871 that the worse firestorm in US history raced across northern Wisconsin. The cause of the fire is still unknown…some say small campfires got out of control, others claim it was sparked by meteorites striking … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 3

It was on this day in 1988 that the USS Vincennes shot down a civilian airplane over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard. The Airbus was still in Iranian airspace when the crew of the US Navy’s cruiser, which was in Iranian waters, mistakenly thought it was … Continue reading

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