This day in history...

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  1. mctiger

    mctiger RIP, and thanks for the music Staff Member

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    I was expecting that reply from @shane0911
     
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  2. mctiger

    mctiger RIP, and thanks for the music Staff Member

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    On this day in 1940, Warner Bros. released the animated short film "A Wild Hare", introducing Bugs Bunny.

    On this day in 1996, a pipe bomb exploded in Atlanta's Centennial Park during the Summer Olympics, killing 2 and injuring 111.
     
  3. el005639

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    As I remember that still isn't solved.
     
  4. Winston1

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    Well I do remember the poor guy they originally accused was cleared.
     
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    GiantDuckFan O the Joy

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    yep, Richard Jewell, a hero, but the tv news crucified him
     
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    Didn't they catch some radical anti abortionist?
     
  7. mctiger

    mctiger RIP, and thanks for the music Staff Member

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    Eric Rudolph was eventually convicted of the bombing. Richard Jewell was incorrectly accused. ESPN devoted one of its 30 for 30 episodes to him; it was excellent.
     
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  8. el005639

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    thank you must have missed that...
    Rudolph spent five years on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list until he was caught in 2003. In 2005, as part of a plea bargain, he pleaded guilty to numerous state and federal homicide charges and accepted four consecutive life sentences in exchange for avoiding a trial and a potential death sentence. He remains incarcerated at the ADX Florence Supermaxprison near Florence, Colorado.
     
  9. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    I had family there so i remember hearing the news and freaking out. Finally got in touch with them.
     
  10. el005639

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    On this day in 1945 after delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S.Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives
     

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