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Thread: Today In History

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    Default Today In History

    Two significant events:

    1871 - The victorious German Army marched into Paris ending the long siege of the city.

    1933 - The Blaine Act ends prohibition and we are set free.
    " 'To everything there is a season...a time for war and a time for peace'. and this is the time for war". Reverend Peter Muhlenberg, January 21, 1776, Woodstock, Virginia

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    All prohibition did was make some gangsters wealthy, including the Kennedy's.

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    George,

    One is noted for the first use of airmail and the other for the start of a very long party. I'll leave to the members, as to which is which.
    Pat
    "Let us speak courteously, deal fairly, and keep ourselves armed and ready."
    San Francisco, CA, May 13, 1903
    By Theodore Roosevelt

    Pat McNeil

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