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What Happened – July 25

It was on this day in 1965 that Bob Dylan got boo’d on stage. The event was the Newport Folk Festival, and there are conflicting reasons given for why the crowd turned on the popular singer. Some say it was because he was playing an … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 20

It was on this day in 1943 that two men started fighting in Detroit over a remark made to a woman. One was black, one was white and racial tensions were already high in the city. The fight quickly turned … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 24

“WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT” It was on this day in 1844 that Samuel Morse sent that message from Washington DC to Balitamore MD via telegraph. Prior to this, the fastest way to get a message delivered across long distances was horseback … Continue reading

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