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April 21, 2007

Today in History: April 21st

From: This Day in History - History.com

1865 : Lincoln’s funeral train leaves D.C.
On this day in 1865, a train carrying the coffin of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln leaves Washington, D.C. on its way to Springfield, Illinois, where he would be buried on May 4. Finish reading the article.
1918 : “Red Baron” killed in action
In the well-trafficked skies above the Somme River in France, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the notorious German flying ace known as the “Red Baron," is killed by Allied fire on April 21, 1918. Finish reading article.
1989 : Chinese students begin protests at Tiananmen Square
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Read about:
Tiananmen Square / Scott Simmie and Bob Nixon
DS779.32 .S561989B

Neither gods nor emperors : students and the struggle for democracy in China / Craig Calhoun
DS779.32 .C351994

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Posted by d-nadler at April 21, 2007 10:21 AM

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Posted by: dad at April 22, 2007 05:59 PM