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On This Day in History: 1931: “The Star-Spangled Banner” becomes official

President Herbert Hoover signs a congressional act making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States. On September 14, 1814, Francis Scott Key composed the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” after witnessing the massive overnight British bombardment … Continue reading

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On this day in History – January 3rd

On this day in History 1996: The Motorola StarTAC, the first clamshell mobile phone, was released and went on to become one of the first mobile phones to gain widespread consumer adoption. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_StarTAC

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From Lewis and Clark to a cemetery in Indiana

Old Pioneer Cemetery in Waynetown is the final resting place of William Bratton, a member of the historic expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase territory in 1804-06.   WAYNETOWN — Old cemeteries are filled with surprises. One stone in this … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Chance To Get The Last Unrestored Movie Herbie

  There’s a good number of globally famous movie and TV cars — KITT, the Ghostbuster’s ECTO-1, Tony Danza’s hovercar/submarine from Who’s The Boss — but there’s one that probably has more recognition than all the others combined: Herbie the … Continue reading

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