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    April 17, 1961 - The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba is repulsed by Cuban forces in an attempt by Cuban exiles under the direction of the United States government to overthrow the regime of Fidel Castro.

    Cuban Blockade


    First ever Wal-Mart ad, 1962

    Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis Speech

    Ronald Reagan is shot, 1981.

    -Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Stephen Gardiner (This letter was written by Anne Boleyn on 4 April 1529 and is important because not many of Anne’s letters from the period of the divorce survive and, furthermore, it demonstrates the personal interest Anne took in the divorce proceedings)

    Cuban Missile Crisis ~ aftermath

    I remember watching this on my parents' black & white TV, 1969.

    1973 Oil Crisis..

    The Oregonian headlines when Mt. St. Helens errupted, May 18, 1980.

    New York Times Newspaper Headlines | ... the full text of The Times article or other headlines from the day

    6.6 Sylmar Earthquake ~ San Frenando Valley 1971

    Spring 1960. "Efforts of John F. Kennedy's campaign team, including members of his family, in West Virginia during Kennedy's quest for the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination. Includes brother Bob at a drive-in in Bluefield." From photos by Bob Lerner for the Look magazine article "The Kennedys: A Family Political Machine."

    Ray's Parents and Grandparents Young lost their country store during the depression after the market crash. People always charged their groceries but could not pay their bill's. They had to start over with nothing and both started farming and lived off the land. Karen

    August 6, 1962.

    Kennedy assassination headline, 1963. (From photogallery "Chicago's defining moments: 1840-1963"

    Another Kennedy gone.

    John F. Kennedy, May 29, 1917 - Nov 22, 1963. A landmark event for my generation.

    1977 - Elvis Presley dies.