Nov 212013
 
This Month in History

The X-100, Kennedy Limo This month, we mark the 50th anniversary of one of the most dramatic — and traumatic — turning points in American history: November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States was assassinated while riding with his wife in the back seat of an open, midnight blue convertible limo. Half a century […]

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Oct 092013
 

October 1 331 B.C., Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia at the battle of Gaugamela. 1800, Spain ceded the territory of Louisiana to France. 1880, John P. Sousa became leader of the U.S. Marine Corps Band. October 2 1187, Saladin’s siege of Jerusalem ends recapturing the city from Crusaders. October 3 1835, the […]

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