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this day in crime history: september 8, 1935

On the day in 1935, Senator Huey “The Kingfish” Long was shot in the Louisiana State Capitol.  He died two days later of complications from the wound. 159 more words

True Crime

August 30, 1893  Kingfish

A child was born on this day in 1893 in Winn Parish, north central Louisiana.  The seventh of nine surviving children born to Caledonia Palestine Tison and Huey Long. 913 more words

ON THIS DAY: June 12, 2017

June 12th is

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Little League Girls Baseball Day *

Loving Day *

National Jerky Day * 1,069 more words

History

SHOTS HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD

June 5th in history:

Only two U.S. Senators have been assassinated while in office.  One was Huey Long of Louisiana.  The other was Robert F. Kennedy, shot on June 5th, 1968, just moments after giving a victory speech at a Los Angeles hotel on the night he won the California presidential primary. 164 more words

Today In History

The Conspiracy Theory Game

My favorite icebreaker game is one I came up with when I learned that Marion Cottilard 1. almost certainly had an affair with Brad Pitt and 2. 158 more words

For Fun

The Louisiana State Capitol

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

On Tuesday, 19 April 2011, during our spring-break trip to the Deep South, we took a daytrip from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital. 564 more words

Travel

WHAT IS WRONG WITH US

I watch the political demonstrations on television as ask myself why is this happening to our great nation.  The country has given everyone the right to free speech, but not the right to destroy or to hate.  786 more words