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History Notes provides insight into events which have happened today in history. The History Department at the A.R. Johnson College contributes to this column. 

Where Paul and John met today in 1957

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On July 6, 1957, John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time as teenagers at a church in their native Liverpool, England, following a performance by Lennon's band, the Quarrymen.

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Anything can happen here

AP Highlight in History: 

On July 12, 1984, Democratic presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale named New York Congresswoman Geraldine A. Ferraro his running mate, making her the first woman to run on a major party ticket.

 

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Ich bin ein Berliner June 26, 1963

In 1963, President Kennedy connected with his Berlin audience by saying “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

 

It still sends shivers through me and inspires me to join with all people of the world who seek freedom.

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The cost of independence

Jun 7, 1776 Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed to the Continental Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence.

 

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May 4, 1970 and Kent State

May 4 has significance for me. I wrote about it last year.

What Kent State meant to me.

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