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Today in History: JFK's Worst Foreign Policy Blunder

The Bay of Pigs was not Kennedy’s finest moment

Castro’s soldiers at Playa de Giron, Cuba, after thwarting the ill-fated U.S.-backed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961.Graf/Getty Images… 116 more words

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Today in History: A Reluctant Politician Prepares to Become President

George Washington wasn’t exactly thrilled about becoming America’s first president…

This portrait features George Washington at Princeton during the Revolutionary War, and is dated 1779. Spencer Platt/Getty Images… 157 more words

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Today in History: The Birth of the Federal Income Tax

In 1861, President Lincoln signed a new law to help pay for the Civil War

President Lincoln visiting soldiers encamped at the Civil War battlefield of Antietam in Maryland in 1862.Rischgitz/Getty Images… 221 more words

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Today in History: The Assassination of Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the first of four presidents to be killed while in office

A lithograph representation of John Wilkes Booth assassinating President Lincoln. Hulton Archive/Getty Images… 281 more words

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On this day in history April 12,

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On this day in history April 11,  1970 - Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission to the moon that was disrupted when an explosion crippled the spacecraft. 280 more words

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On this day  in history April 9,

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