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Roger Maris dies Dec 14, 1985
Roger Maris broke the long standing Babe Ruth record of most home runs batted in per season. Although a talented athlete, he was not always recognized for his hard work and talent. He died on December 14, 1985 of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Harry Chapin Born Dec 7
Story telling folk singer Harry Chapin was born on December 7, 1942. Despite the fact that he died in a tragic car accident at the young age of 39 he had a full well rounded career of film making and song writing and performing.
Mark Twain Born November 30
Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born November 30, 1835. He later became the famous literary icon Mark Twain. Twain found himself in successful in many careers throughout his lifetime, but achieved true stardom with his writing career. And yet, despite all of his hard work he was always in debt.
Georgia O'Keefe Born November 15
Georgia O'Keefe's career spanned over seven decades and her artwork always appeared ahead of her time. Her personal choices were unique, as was her artistic choices, leaving others to consider her somewhat odd.
Charles DeGaulle Dies November 9
Charles DeGaulle dedicated his life to the military. During his turbulent career he was captured by the German Army and held as a prisoner of war as well as court marshalled by his own country.
Giulini Elected Mayor Nov 2 1993
On November 2, 1993 Rudolph William Giuliani was elected the 107th mayor of New York City. He decreased the crime rate and improved the economy, but he will be remembered most for his heroic handling of the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center.
Gunfight at the OK Corral October 26
The Gunfight at the OK Corral is potentially the most famous gunfight of the old west. Amazingly, it lasted only 30 seconds and involved on seven individuals. How did this lore gain such historical value?
Jackie Kennedy Marries Aristotle Onassis
When Jacqueline Kennedy announced her engagement to Aristotle Onassis the world was stunned. After earning love and respect as the First Lady to President John F. Kennedy it was hard to believe she would marry a man 23 years older than her who had a lackluster reputation. Why did she do it?
Hugh Jackman born October 12 1968
Hugh Jackman, Australian performer and producer, was born October 12, 1968. His career was like an ongoing escalator to the top of success. He was even voted "Sexiest Man Alive" by People Magazine.
Lech Walesa Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Lech Walesa was not a highly educated man, but he worked hard and often suffered punishments to obtain rights for the working class. On October 5, 1983, Walesa was rewarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts supporting human rights.
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