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Today in History

Thursday, October 23rd 2014


1707   The first meeting of the Parliament of Great Britain.

1946   The United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time

1973   A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur War between Israel and Syria.

2001   Apple releases the iPod

Famous Birthdays:

1869   John Heisman (Football coach Heisman Trophy)

1925   Johnny Carson (Tonight Show Host)

1940   Pele (Soccer Player)

1942   Michael Crichton (Author)

1959   Weird Al Yancovic (Comedian)

1959   Nancy Grace (TV News Host)

1975   Keith Van Horn (Basketball Player)

1976   Ryan Reynolds (Actor)


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