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The National Committee for Free Europe (NCFE), established #OTD in 1949, was an anti-communist organisation founded by future @CIA head #AlanDulles. NCFE influenced the creation of #RadioFreeEurope, and sponsored its broadcasts to #communist countries, such as 🇵🇱 Poland. #ColdWar

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#OTD #LGBTQ 1951 Gilbert Baker born Canute,Kansas. As a child was drawn to art, becomes political activist, was asked to create flag by Harvey Milk for gay pride event in 1978. In response Gilbert designs rainbow flag, an enduring symbol of LGBTQ movement

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#MineralMonday #StonesAtHome💎 #OTD in 2016, #Gotthard #Tunnel is completed - world’s longest train tunnel had to pass quite some #geology, like this Leventina-Gneis folded into darker Lucomagno-Gneiss
I'm always interested exchanging #rock samples - DM or HistoryGeology@gmail.com

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#OTD in 1968, Helen Keller died in Easton, Connecticut, at the age of 87. Blind and deaf from infancy, Keller circumvented her disabilities to become a world-renowned writer and lecturer. #HiddenHerstory

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The start of something so special! ❤


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On this date June 1 in 1927, The New York Times reported that Fred Trump was arrested at a KKK rally. #OTD @realDonaldTrump

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#OTD in 1968, Helen Adams Keller, author, political activist, lecturer, educator, advocate for the blind and deaf and co-founder of the ACLU, the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, dies at her home, Arcan Ridge, Easton, Connecticut.

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#OTD in 1992 the Pittsburgh Penguins completed a sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals to win their second consecutive NHL title.

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#otd en 2002, première loi contre la pollution lumineuse! La République Tchèque fut la première nation à interdire l'excès de luminosité: lumières doivent être orientées et couvertes.

#NOCHAITI #iauoutreach #astronomyathome

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@realDonaldTrump On this date June 1 in 1927, The New York Times reported that Fred Trump was arrested at a KKK rally. #OTD

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#OTD 2003 (cont.): Back then, since they were not a national league, #NPSL teams wishing to qualify for the tournament would have to enter through the @USAdultSoccer regional tournaments until 2011 when the league was awarded 4 of its own spots. ⬇️

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Today in #USOpenCup history... #OTD 2003: The @NPSLSoccer (then a 6-team Western-based regional league called the Men’s Premier Soccer League) qualifies for the USOC for the 1st time. Chico Rooks, defeated Tyneside United in the @USASARegion4 final to punch their ticket.

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#OTD at the Baker Bowl in Philadelphia, the NY Giants became the first team in the 20th century to score a run in every inning in 22-8 win vs Phillies. The Giants finished the game with 23 hits but were also aided by seven Phillies errors

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"Nur der lose herumliegende Schrott soll an eine Westberliner Firma verkauft werden." @tagesspiegel #OTD 1950 #Reichstag

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John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate cavalry commander who led a raid into Ohio that resulted in the northernmost point reached by Confederate troops during the #CivilWar, was born #OTD in 1825. He was killed by @USArmy cavalry in September 1864 near Greenville, TN.

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#OTD last year, I drank half of a bottle of gin and walked to the pub on my own and then basically cried solidly for the next six hours.

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#OTD in 1937, Morgan Freeman, film narrator and actor who went from aspiring fighter pilot to respected Hollywood star for roles in critically-acclaimed films, winner of Academy Award in 2005, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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#OTD #Medical 1974 The Heimlich manoeuvre, a lifesaving technique for rescuing choking victims by thoracic surgeon Henry Heimlich, published in journal Emergency Medicine. Begun developing it after reading about deaths in US from people choking on food.

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#otd 1818 the first Greenock post office and street directory was published. Digital copies for some years are available from @natlibscot @nlskelvinhall Why not carry on your research from home?
#familyhistory #MuseumsUnlocked

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#OTD in 1972, Henry T. Johnson became the first #UMich African American executive officer when he was named vice president for student services. #OnThisDay #AnnArbor

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‘People’s Lawyer’ Louis Brandeis: 1st Jewish Supreme Court Justice #OTD #ThisDayinHistory #History #SupremeCourt

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What a day and night... 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 1 year ago #OTD #UCLFinal #LFC

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#TodayInMystery 2001
Crown Prince Dipendra of #Nepal opens fire at the Royal Palace, killing nine family members, including the King and Queen, and then himself. Though many theories have been advanced, the motive for the massacre remains a #mystery.

#truecrime #OnThisDay #OTD

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#OTD 1 Year Ago we made it #6TIMES and it still feels surreal. Built up anxiety from an entire season along w/ my own personal emotions created this genuine reaction. All the feels and goosebumps still when I rewatch this. WE ARE LIVERPOOL, THIS MEANS MORE. #YNWA @LFC @LFCUSA

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#OTD 2011年、スペースシャトルエンデバーは25回目の最終飛行であるSTS-134を完了しました。 1992年の初飛行(STS-49)から、エンデバーは地球4,671回を周回し、合計122,883,151マイルを飛行しました。最後のミッションの詳細についてはこちらをご覧ください。 …」

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#OTD (2012): @johansantana tosses the first no-hitter in the @Mets 50-year history, blanking the Cardinals 8-0.

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#OTD June 1, 1813, British forces captured @USNavy's #USSChesapeake, off the coast of Boston, MA, commanded by #CaptJamesLawrence. He was mortally wounded, but as he was carried below deck, he orders the iconic phrase: "Tell the men...DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP!"🇺🇸⚓️@DOD_Outreach

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1 June 1943: Munich, Germany-born Fritz #Kuhn, pro-Nazi leader of German American Bund, has his U.S. #citizenship canceled after being convicted of tax evasion and embezzlement. #history #OTD #ad

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Scott Dixon (Target Chip Ganassi Racing) took his 5th podium of the season on his way to win the Championship. #IndyCar #OTD 2008 Milwaukee Mile (Photo: Honda)

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#OTD in 1963 #LesleyGore started a 2 week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the #QuincyJones (then a staff producer for Mercury Records) produced 'It's My Party' 🎉

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#OTD in 1980, @CNN made its debut as the the first round-the-clock TV news network.

The lead story that day? The assassination attempt on civil rights leader Vernon Jordan by white supremacist Joseph Franklin, who was attempting to incite a race war in USA.


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#OTD in 2011 the Space Shuttle Endeavour completed its 25th and final flight, STS-134. From the first flight (STS-49) in 1992, Endeavour orbited Earth 4,671 times and traveled a total of 122,883,151 miles. Read more about the final mission here:

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📅 #OTD last year, Liverpool become champions for 6th time...



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June 1, 1984: #Tigers bomb Baltimore 14-2 at Tiger Stadium. Dan Petry holds the O's to 3 hits over 6 shoutout innings. Alan Trammell, Chet Lemon, & Lance Parrish hit home runs for the Tigers, who improve to 38-9 #Relive84 #35thof84

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June 1, 1976: John Hiller wins both games of a doubleheader at home against the Brewers

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