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FBI's 1st 10 Most Wanted List
The FBI debuted it's '10 Most Wanted List' on March 14, 1950.
First Barbie Commercial in History
The first Barbie doll commercial aired in 1959. Barbie turned 59 on March 9, 2018.
Walter Cronkite Signs Off for Final Time
Walter Cronkite as the CBS Evening News anchor for 19 years, and was often called "the most trusted man in America."
U.S. Hockey's Miracle on Ice
Watch the final minutes of the U.S. hockey team's 1980 'Miracle on Ice,' defeat of the Soviet Union. The Americans went on to win the gold medal.
Germany Battleship Bismarck Launched
On Feb. 14, 1939, Germany launched the battleship Bismarck, which was scuttled in the North Atlantic barely two years later after eight months in service, during the Battle of the Denmark Strait.
Dale Earnhardt Wins 1st Daytona 500
After 20 years of trying, Dale Earnhardt Sr. won his first Daytona 500 on Feb. 15, 1998 in his black No. 3 Chevrolet.
How McCarthyism Came to Be
In February 1950, Senator Joe McCarthy accuses the State Department of being infiltrated by Communist spies. Here's the genesis of the 'Red Scare' and McCarthyism.
Challenger Space Shuttle Explodes
On Jan. 28, 1986, the Challenger space shuttle exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all seven aboard.
Unabomber Pleads Guilty
Unabomber Ted Kaczynski pled guilty on Jan. 22, 1998 to avoid the death penalty.
Martin Luther King: 'I Have a Dream'
On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. made his 'I Have a Dream' speech on the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
10 Things Albert Schweitzer Said
Born Jan. 14, 1875, in Kaysersberg, France, Albert Schweitzer went on to become an influential philosopher, physician and humanitarian. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1852. Following are 10 meaningful quotes attributed to Schweitzer.
Steve Jobs Unveils 1st iPhone
On Jan. 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the first Apple iPhone to the world.
History of Mercedes Benz
Mercedes' cars were created by Karl Benz's invention of the first gas-powered car, which was patented in 1886.
Beethoven's 5th Symphony in C Minor
Beethoven's 5th Symphony premiered in Vienna on Dec. 22, 1808.
Ken Jennings' Jeopardy! Streak Ends
Ken Jennings, holder of the longest winning streak in Jeopardy! history, won 74 games and more than $2.5 million before being upset on Nov. 30, 2004.
WW II Tehran Conference
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin met in Tehran in 1943 to discuss war strategy and the future of the world.
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