ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights activists in Georgia hope to stage a re-enactment today of the lynchings that took place on July 25, 1946. They are looking to gain support for the arrest and prosecution of anyone still alive who may have been involved.
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Today, the 18th of July, is believed to be the anniversary of the fire that burned Rome in 64 AD, while the emperor Nero supposedly played his fiddle. In fact, he wasn't in Rome. He was away at his holiday villa on the coast, and when he heard about the fire, he rushed back...
July 12th: It's the birthday of Julius Caesar,
born in Rome around 100 B.C., who said, "Beware the leader who bangs
the drum of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor.
For patriotism is...
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It was on this day in 1921, several
members of the Chicago White Sox went on trial for throwing the 1919
World Series. The White Sox players despised their owner Charles
Comiskey. He was notoriously stingy. He would offer bonuses for
performance and then take them back at the...