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Sep.07.2012
On this date in 1876, while attempting a bold daytime robbery of the Northfield Minnesota bank, the James-Younger gang suddenly finds itself surrounded by angry townspeople and is nearly wiped out.                 ...
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Sep.06.2012
On this date in 1901, President William McKinley is shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.                                ...
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Sep.05.2012
On this date in 1877, Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is fatally bayoneted by a U.S. soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson, Nebraska.                       ...
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Aug.30.2012
On this date in 1918, after speaking at a factory in Moscow, Vladimir Lenin is shot twice by Fanya Kaplan, a member of the Social Revolutionary party.                         ...
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Aug.27.2012
On this date in 1979, Lord Louis Mountbatten was assassinated when Irish Republican Army (IRA) terrorists detonate a 50-pound bomb hidden on his fishing vessel Shadow V.                      ...
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Aug.26.2012
On this date in 1986, 18-year-old Jennifer Levin is found dead in New York City’s Central Park less than two hours after she was seen leaving a bar on the city’s Upper East Side with 19-year-old Robert Chambers.               ...
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Aug.25.2012
On this date in 1896, outlaw Bill Doolin is killed by a posse at Lawson, Oklahoma.                                    ...
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Aug.24.2012
On this date in 1981, Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life for the murder of John Lennon, a founding member of The Beatles, one of the most successful bands in the history of popular music.                ...
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Aug.23.2012
On this date in 1877, Texas Ranger John Armstrong arrests gunslinger John Wesley Hardin in a Florida rail car, returning the outlaw to Texas to stand trial for murder.                      ...
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Aug.22.2012
On this date in 1922Irish revolutionary and Sinn Fein politician Michael Collins is killed in an ambush in west County Cork, Ireland.                            ...