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    Skeletons In the Closet

    I have been told that we { my family} are related to both the Hatfields and the McCoys.
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    Appalachian Trail

    It's no secret that I was shipped hither and yon during my teens. But over the course of a few years, here and there, I was able to 'hike' the entire trail From Maine to Georgia. Having some of my family in Kentucky, and hiking this 'trail' was what originally got me interested...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    The Lost Tribe

    I have never called any other place home other than these hills of eastern Kentucky. However, my family has not always been here, as they came from different states (and countries). The ancestry of each family in eastern Kentucky is as various as the surnames that are contained...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F Nov 25, 2011

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    Coal's Toll

    Friends I've met not yet- greetings from the deep woods of Green Lake, Maine! I got to this way-cool little cybersite by looking for folks that have done, or wish to do the AT..I'm very interested in App history because I've recently watched things on linktv and somewhere on...
    mayalisa mayalisa 41-45, F Feb 28, 2009

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    July 1, 1953 - Mel Parnell wins his 100th career game as Boston blanks the Bronx Bombers at Yankee Stadium, 4-0. Joining Cy Young, Joe Wood, Lefty Grove and Joe Dobson, the...
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    I am a med student that really needs to go back to studying.. The thing is, the first semester hit me so hard, I am still recovering mentally and once the exams took a little break...
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    I m in a power trip i m not sure if i m hallucinating somebody help me, those visions and toughts seem so real and realistic for me , i keep having toughts about me changing the...
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    I love history of different countries .. So much can be related to the history to the present living and how the culture develops over ages .. And how things becomes relevant and...
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    I love all history but my favourite is Greek medicine :)
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    I love history and want to teach it one day. One problem. I get bored sometimes with all the long and drawn out history books - I wish sometimes there was a better way to absorb...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    i wnt to study but i dont have money...who can help me ???
    jubillecath jubillecath 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    June 23, 1917 - Red Sox reliever Ernie Shore replaces an ejected Babe Ruth, who had walked the only batter he faced, and retires the next consecutive 26 batters. The only base...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 23

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    Its name Queen DIHIA ( beautiful gazelle)in 7th centuryAt a time when women Buried alive In the realms of the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East .DIHIA was a queen of the coast...
    gigus gigus 22-25, M Jun 23

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    June 22, 1977 - In a 7-4 victory over the Orioles at Memorial Stadium, the Red Sox collect their 100th round-tripper of the season, the earliest the club has ever reached the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S MOTHER: "Again with the stovepipe hat, Abe? Can't you just wear a baseball cap like the other kids?"
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 22

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    NAPOLEON'S MOTHER: "All right, Napoleon. If you aren't hiding your report card inside your jacket, then take your hand out of there and prove it!"
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    June 21, 1967 - In retaliation for Joe Foy being struck in the helmet in the top of the frame, Red Sox starter Jim Lonborg promptly plunks opposing pitcher Thad Tillotson in the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 21

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    June 20, 1951 - Bobby Avila goes 5-for-6 at the plate collecting 15 total bases and scoring four runs in the Indians' 14-6 victory over Boston. The Tribe's second baseman's...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 20

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    I've hiked parts or the AT, but planning on thru-hiking N to S starting around mid to late May or when Baxter State Park opens
    Direwolf65 Direwolf65 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    June 19, 1977 - With five home runs in an 11-1 win against the Yankees, the Red Sox set a major league mark, hitting 16 round trippers in three games. The power surge at Fenway...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 19

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    history repeats itself that's enough to be said
    Costakilla Costakilla 16-17, M Jun 19

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    June 18, 1953 - Sending twenty-three batters to the plate at Fenway, the Red Sox enjoy a 17-run and 14-hit seventh inning when they pound the Tigers, 23-3. Sammy White sets a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 18

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    The Battle of Waterloo... 200th year anniversary... 18th June 1815 Photo: the Wellington monument, Phoenix Park, Dublin The French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    June 17, 1944 - Although he will continue to play in the minor leagues until 1955, Ed Levy appears in his 40th and final game of his three-year tenure in the major leagues. The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 17

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    Dear Pres. G. Washington-... Why did you stand up while crossing the Delaware river..? Not to be given an oar to row..?
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    One of my favorite class in college!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 16

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    June 15, 1976 - Massive flooding in the Houston metropolitan area prevents the umpiring crew from reaching the Astrodome and causes the first 'rain out' in the history of the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    Can a history teacher explain this ... Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946. Abraham Lincoln was elected President in...
    Fources Fources 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    June 14, 1975 - The Angels trade Denny Doyle to the Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later (Chuck Minor) and cash. Boston's new slick-fielding second baseman will play...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 14

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    June 13, 1966 - After demanding more playing time, Jerry Adair is traded by the Orioles, along with minor leaguer John Riddle, to the White Sox for right-hander Eddie Fisher. The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 14

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    Thoor Ballylee Yeats Tower Co Galway, Ireland A 15th centenary Hiberno-Norman tower Owned and inhabited by the Yeats Family 1921 to 1929... It is close to Coole Park, one of the...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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    The Autograph Tree ... A copper beech tree Coole park, Co Galway Taken today The house was owned by Lady Gregory and she welcomed many writers and artists This tree was inscribed...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 13

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    June 12, 1839 - Due to an erroneous eye-witness account, Abner Doubleday is given credit for establishing the first baseball game is played in America. The Hall of Fame, which...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 13

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    Did yall know Adolf hitler sexually assaulted his neese
    ecn123 ecn123 18-21, M Jun 13

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    June 11, 1989 - Dwight Evans plays in his 2,293rd game wearing a Red Sox uniform, surpassing Ted Williams's total to become second on the all-time list for games played with the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 12

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    Historians agree the world has changed so drastically in the last 100 years unlike any other time in history.
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    June 10, 1953 - Against five different pitchers, Jimmy Piersall ties a major league record going 6-for-6 when Boston bombs the Browns in the first game of a doubleheader at...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 10

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    i live in a place called winlaton its pronounced win late on and apparently at the end of the 17th century a man called Ambrose Crowley turned winlaton and winlaton mill and a...
    seanspencer31 seanspencer31 36-40, M Jun 10

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    June 9, 1963 - First Sunday night game in baseball: San Francisco Giants lose to Houston Colts 3-0. 2008 - Ken Griffey Junior becomes the sixth major league player to hit 600...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Je suis l'histoire l'histoire de specialement très interestby de mon pays la Belgique, Je Voudrais visiter Tous les lieux historiques Dans mon pays libre, je guide les...
    boeing707 boeing707 56-60, M Jun 9

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    June 8, 1968 - Bat Day at Candlestick Park is postponed when the Mets refuse to play their scheduled game in San Francisco, out of respect for recently assassinated New York...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 8

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    But i had to, i had to study every morning for the biggest exam in junior high school ( class transfer) next year
    Alex1610 Alex1610 13-15, F