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February 4 2008 Today in History Newsletter

Greetings, everyone!

New Featured Article: "Et tu, Caesar: The Battle of Thapsus." The last battle of Pompey's forces and how the battle came to fruition.

Previous Features: "LEGO-Mania." Celebrating 50 years of playing and learning--LEGO, Play well.

Happy Birthday to those of you born this week! You're among some great company! Here are just a few of the people born this week (February 4-10)
*Charles Lindbergh (4)
*Rosa Parks (4)
*Alberto João Jardim (4)
*Gabrielle Anwar (4)
*Adlai Stevenson (5)
*Alan Lloyd Hodgkin (5)
*Robert Hofstadter (5)
*Hank Aaron (5)
*Sir Henry Irving (6)
*Babe Ruth (6)
*Eva Braun (6)
*Tom Brokaw (6)
*Sir Thomas Moore (7)
*John Deere (7)
*Laura Ingalls Wilder (7)
*Sinclair Lewis (7)
*Jules Verne (8)
*Dmitri Mendeleev (8)
*John Williams (8)
*Seth Green (8)
*Brian Donlevy (9)
*Gypsy Rose Lee (9)
*John Ziegler (9)
*JM J Bullock (9)
*Boris Pasternak (10)
*Jimmy Durante (10)
*Ty Law (10)
*Lorna Bailey (10)

I hope you all are enjoying the Today in History site--pardon the mess! I'm reconstructing! I am the new editor and I'm still in training. Please, don't hesitate to respond to this e-mail with any questions or suggestions--or visit the Today in History forum and leave me a note! I love feedback! To access the forums, just follow the link below:

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Christa Mackey, Today in History Editor

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