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This Day in History for May 10 – J. Edgar Hoover is Appointed to the FBI and More

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1863 – Confederate General Stonewall Jackson dies, eight days after being accidentally shot by his own troops (More info)

1869 – The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western US, is completed with the driving in of a golden spike in Promontory Summit, UT (More info)

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This Day in History for March 30 – President Reagan Shot and More

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1842 – Anesthesia is used for the first time during surgery (More info)

1867 – US Secretary of State William H. Seward agrees to purchase Alaska from Russia for $7 million (More info)

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This Day in History for March 21 – Selma Civil Rights March and More

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1804 – Napoleonic Code is approved in France, giving the country its first post-revolutionary set of laws concerning property, colonial affairs, the family, and individual rights (More info)

1963 – Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay closes down and transfers its last prisoners (More info)

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This Day in History for March 20 – Lennon Marries Ono and More

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1852 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ is published (More info)

1854 – Members of the Whig Party splinter off into a new group they call the Republican Party (More info)

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This Day in History for March 19 – Nevada Legalizes Gambling and More

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1920 – The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (More info)

1931 – The Nevada legislature legalizes gambling in an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times caused by the Great Depression (More info)

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This Day in History for March 18 – Hitler and Mussolini Meet and More

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1766 – The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act (More info)

1850 – American Express is founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo (More info)

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This Day in History for March 17 – First St. Patrick’s Parade and More

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1762 – The first St. Patrick’s Day parade is held in New York City (More info)

1942 – Gen. Douglas MacArthur becomes supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater during World War II (More info)

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard ‘Pancho and Lefty’ KLAW Classic [video]

Our KLAW Classic this morning was written by a Texas fella who would have celebrated his 68th Birthday today!  Townes Van Zandt who died of a heart attack in 1997 is credited with writing 'If I Needed You" and todays Classic "Pancho and Lefty"

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This Day in History for March 4 – FDR Inaugurated and More

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1789 – The first session of the United States Congress is held in New York City as the US Constitution takes effect (More info)

1917 – Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives (More info)

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This Day in History for February 1 – Janet Jackson Exposed and More

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1790 – In New York City, the Supreme Court of the United States convenes for the first time (More info)

1884 – The first volume of the Oxford English Dictionary is published (More info)

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This Day in History for January 22 – Roe v. Wade Decided and More

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1970 – The Boeing 747, the world’s first “jumbo jet,” enters commercial service (More info)

1973 – The US Supreme Court delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all 50 states (More info)

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This Day in History for January 21 – Carter Pardons Draft Evaders and More

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1789 – The first American novel, ‘The Power of Sympathy or the Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth,’ is printed in Boston, Massachusetts (More info)

1954 – The USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, is launched (More info)

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