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A bloody fingerprint elicits a mother’s evil tale in Argentina

A bloody fingerprint elicits a mother’s evil tale in Argentina

Francesca Rojas’ two young children are killed in their home in the small town of Necochea, Argentina. According to Rojas, a man named Velasquez had threatened her when she rejected his sexual advances earlier in the day. Upon returning home later, Rojas claimed to have seen Velasquez escaping out her open door.

Britain Invades Egypt - History

Britain Invades Egypt - History

The British invaded Egypt in response to anti foreign riots. The British defeated the army of Arabi Pasha at Al Tell. On September 15th they captured Cairo. Arabi pasha the nationalist leader was deported to Ceylon.

Idaho ship - History

Idaho ship - History

IdahoThe 43d State of the Union, admitted in 1890.(Ship: dp. 3,241; 1. 298& 39;; b. 44& 39;6& 34;; dr. 16& 39;; s. 15 k.; a. 8 guns)The first Idaho was launched as a wooden steam sloop 8 October 1864 by George Steers of New York. Her twinscrew machinery was of a novel design by E. N. Dickerson and was built by Morgan Iron Works.

The stamp of the Society of Friends of Blacks

The stamp of the Society of Friends of Blacks

Slave medallion. Inlay in the lower left corner: the stamp of the Society of Friends of Blacks WEDGWOOD Josiah (1730 - 1795) Register of the Society of Friends of Blacks "Be free and citizens". Frontispiece by Charles Boily, after Pierre Rouvier. Speech on the Abolition of Slavery by Anaxagoras Chaumette.

Surgeon General Reports on Smoking - History

Surgeon General Reports on Smoking - History

(4/10/63) In the worst post-war US submarine disaster, the USS Tresher sunk in the Altantic with all men aboard. None of the men were recovered.(1/16/64) The United States Surgeon General issued a report in which it was reported that cigarrette smoking posed a clear health danger to smokers. Thus began a concerted effort to reduce smoking in the United States.

Admiral Thomas Lamison Sprague, 1894-1972

Admiral Thomas Lamison Sprague, 1894-1972

Admiral Thomas Lamison Sprague, 1894-1972Admiral Thomas Sprague (1894-1972) was an American carrier admiral who had overall command of the escort carriers engaged in the battle of Leyte Gulf, although his namesake Clifton & 39;Ziggy& 39; Sprague played the more famous role in the battle. Tommy Sprague was two years older than his unrelated namesake, but both men graduated from Annapolis in 1917.