Tuesday, August 21, 2012

This Day in History: August 21

-Nat Turner leads black slaves and free blacks in a rebellion, 1852

-Wilt Chamberlain, American basketball player, is born, 1936

-President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order making Hawaii the 50th state in the union, 1959

-The Ruby Ridge standoff occurs in Idaho, 1992

-Holiday: Youth Day/King Mohammad VI's birthday (Morocco)

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