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Truman Library Institute


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Harry Truman was the first president to publicly endorse a national health insurance program. He faced criticism for his plan, and it was ultimately defeated in...
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Germans capture Lvov-and slaughter ensues

Germans capture Lvov-and slaughter ensues » 1941 WW2

Austria-Hungary protests shipment of U.S. munitions to Britain »

Austria-Hungary protests shipment of U.S. munitions to Britain » 1915 WW1

U.S. ground troops return from Cambodia

U.S. ground troops return from Cambodia » 1970

First New Zealand troops arrive

First New Zealand troops arrive » 1964 Vietnam War

Pele helps Brazil to World Cup title

Pele helps Brazil to World Cup title » 1958



. He is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time. Pelé has also been known for connecting the phrase "
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FDR writes to Manhattan Project physicist Dr. Robert Oppenheimer

FDR writes to Manhattan Project physicist Dr. Robert Oppenheimer » 1943

Texan William Travis prepares for war with Mexico

Texan William Travis prepares for war with Mexico » 1835



. After a decade of political and cultural clashes between the Mexican government and the increasingly large population of American settlers in Texas, hostilities erupted in October 1835.
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The Stones fight the law, and the law wins »

The Stones fight the law, and the law wins » 1967

The Globe Theater Burns Down

The Globe Theater burns down » 1613



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On This Day: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Burns Down. On June 29, 1613, staged cannon fire during a performance of “Henry VIII” ignited a fire that burnedthe Globe Theatre to the ground.





The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, on land owned by Thomas Brend and inherited by his son, Nicholas Brend and grandson Sir Matthew Brend, and was destroyed by fire on 29 Jun...
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Katharine Hepburn dies at age 96

Katharine Hepburn dies at age 96 » 2003



(May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from
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Isabela Peron takes office as Argentine president

Isabela Peron takes office as Argentine president » 1974



. Following her husband's death in office in 1974, Isabel served as president of Argentina from 1 July 1974 to 24 March 1976. She holds the distinction of being the first female president of any country in the world.
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Supreme Court strikes down death penalty

Supreme Court strikes down death penalty » 1972

Vietnam air war escalates

Vietnam air war escalates » 1966

Germans advance in USSR

Germans advance in USSR » 1941

Seoul department store collapses

Seoul department store collapses » 1995

Boston doctor found guilty of killing wife

Boston doctor found guilty of killing wife » 2001

Congress votes new sanctions against China

Congress votes new sanctions against China » 1989

Rebels inflict attack Yankees at the Battle of Savage's Station

Rebels inflict attack Yankees at the Battle of Savage's Station » 1862 Civil War

Actress Jayne Mansfield dies in car crash

Actress Jayne Mansfield dies in car crash » 1967



; April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American actress in film, theatre, and television. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early
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South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence

South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence » 1776 American Revolution

U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station

U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station 1995

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Britain recognizes General Charles de Gaulle as the leader of the Free French

Britain recognizes General Charles de Gaulle as the leader of the Free French » 1940 WW2

Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated » 1914 WW1

Nixon announces draftees will not go to Vietnam

Nixon announces draftees will not go to Vietnam » 1972

U.S. forces launch first offensive

U.S. forces launch first offensive » 1965 Vietnam War

Mike Tyson bites ear

Mike Tyson bites ear » 1997

Harry S. Truman marries Bess Wallace

Harry S. Truman marries Bess Wallace » 1919


Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman (born Wallace; February 13, 1885 – October 18, 1982) was the wife of U.S. President Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953.
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Western writer Emerson Hough is born

Western writer Emerson Hough is born » 1857


Hough was born in Newton, Iowa on June 28, 1857. He was in Newton High School's first graduating class of three in 1875.[1] He graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1880 and later studied law and…
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