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March 27: Typhoid Mary

March 27, 2015

Mary Mallon, also known as Typhoid Mary, was quarantined on March 27, 1915. Here are a few things you might not know about Typhoid Mary, the first person identified as a healthy carrier of typhoid …

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March 25: Aretha Franklin

March 25, 2015

March 25th is the 73rd birthday of Aretha Franklin. Here are a few things you might not know about the Queen of Soul. First, among those helping to care for Franklin and her siblings following …

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March 23: Patrick Henry

March 23, 2015

On March 23,1775, Patrick Henry gave his famous “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech to the Virginia Convention, arguing to arm the militia to fight against the British. Here are a few things you …

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March 21: Alcatraz

March 21, 2015

Today is the 52nd anniversary of the closing of the Alcatraz federal prison in San Francisco Bay. Here are a few things you might not know about Alcatraz: • It was open for only 29 …

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March 20: Iditarod

March 20, 2015

March 20 is the 20th anniversary of Libby Riddles becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail sled dog race. Here are three things you might not know about the Iditarod. • It’s named …

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