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...executed in Washington, D.C.; two others who'd cooperated with authorities were spared.In 1945, President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter. The Soviet Union declared war against...
Today in History

...began in New York City to make way for the new permanent headquarters of the United Nations.In 1950, President Harry S. Truman named Gen. Douglas MacArthur commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in Korea. (Truman ended up sacking...
Juneau local awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship

...Juneau local and biology major at the University of Portland, was awarded a prestigious Truman Scholarship from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Donohoe is only the second recipient of the scholarship from the University of Portland and...
Today in history

...his country in World War II. American forces in France captured the Normandy town of St. Lo.In 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act which placed the speaker of the House and the Senate president pro tempore next...
Today in history

...capturing it from the Japanese some three weeks later. The Democratic national convention in Chicago nominated Sen. Harry S. Truman to be vice president.On this date:In 1773, Pope Clement XIV issued an order suppressing the Society of Jesus...
This Day in History

...was first performed publicly, at the Civic Theatre in Chicago. In 1972, the 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, died in Kansas City, Mo. In 1996, 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found beaten and strangled...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...he hopes the Bush remarks were more style than substance. As American presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman on have learned, it is not personalities and bonhomie that determine how Washington's relations with Moscow go...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Protective Order of Elks, represented locally by Juneau Elks Lodge Number 420, visited the home state of former member Harry S. Truman this week to ``give hell'' to some of the problems confronting our nation and our youth. Representatives from...
Con: Should Congress give solar, wind power major roles to combat climate change?

...recession since the Great Depression, many are looking to that crisis for lessons for today. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman understood how critical domestic supplies of energy are to both U.S. national security and economic recovery...
Around The Bases, No Rain No Gain

...history. The game was played in California's Anaheim Stadium.1968 - In Kansas City, ground is broken for the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex which will include separate side-by-side stadiums built specifically for baseball and football...


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