Today In History

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Here is what happened on Monday - April 23rd...
It is the 113 day of the year, and there are 252 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

1564,William Shakespeare, bard
1791,James Buchanan, 15th US President from (1857 - 1861).

      Events On This Day In History...

1624,The foundation of Kiratpur was laid by Guru Har Gobind Ji.
1924,2 GurSikhs of the 3rd Akali Shaheedi Jatha of 500 GurSikhs for Jaito Morcha were tortured to death in the Nabha Jail.
1984,8 Sikhs were killed by India's Central Reserve Police Force.
1871,"Blossom Rock" in San Francisco Bay is blown up.
1896,First "moving pictures" are shown on a public screen in New York.
1949,Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in San Francisco.

      And Don't Forget...

           National Secretary Day.
           Summer begins in Ireland.

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