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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017

On Aug. 27, 1939, Adolf Hitler served notice on England and France that Germany wanted Danzig and the Polish Corridor. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 6, 2017

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 6, 2017

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops began crossing the English Channel in the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe. It was the largest invasion in history. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 13, 2017

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 13, 2017

On May 13, 1981, Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Agca shot and injured Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

On April 26, 1937, during the Spanish Civil War, German-made planes destroyed the Basque town of Guernica, Spain. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 2, 2017

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 2, 2017

On April 2, 1932, aviator Charles Lindbergh left $ 50,000 in a New York City cemetery for the return of his kidnapped son. The child was later found dead. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 16, 2017

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 16, 2017

On March 16, 1966, NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and David Scott docked their Gemini 8 space vehicle with an Agena craft, a first in orbital history. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

By United Press International On Dec. 17, 1975, a federal jury in Sacramento sentenced Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme to life in prison for her attempted assassination of President Gerald R. Ford. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 6 , 2016

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 6 , 2016

By United Press International On Nov. 6, 1921, the cult of Rudolph Valentino was launched with the release of his silent film “The Sheik,” which immediately caught the attention of women across the United States. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

By United Press International On Oct. 20, 1968, former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis on the Greek island of Skorpios. Latest News – UPI.com

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

By United Press International On Aug. 23, 1939, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression pact. Less than two years later, Germany launched a blitzkrieg attack on Russia. Latest News – UPI.com

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