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Major events, sports highlights and Nobel Prizes of 1986 - History

Soviets free Natan ScharanskyNuclear disaster at Chernobyl Summit at Reykjavik Spain and Portugal enter the common marketMarcos flees the Philippines US planes attack Tripoli Space Shuttle Challenger explodes in midair Iran Contra Affair US responds to Libyan terror SportsNBA: Boston Celtics vs. Houston Rockets Series: 4-2NCAA Football: Penn State Record: 12-0-0Heisman Trophy: Vinny Testaverde, miami-fl, QB points: 2,213Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens vs.
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Year Two Day 68 Obama Administration March 30, 2010 - History

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT received the Presidential Daily BriefingOval Office10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT received the Economic Daily BriefingOval Office11:05AM THE PRESIDENT delivered remarks and signs the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010Northern Virginia Community College12:00PM THE PRESIDENT met with senior advisorsOval Office12:20PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT had lunchPrivate Dining Room2:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT met with Secretary of Defense GatesOval Office3:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT met with President Sarkozy of FranceOval Office4:45PM THE PRESIDENT and President Sarkozy held joint press availabilityRose Garden (Rain site: East Room) Remarks6:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY hosted dinner for President Sarkozy and Mrs.
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Patriot siege of Ninety Six, South Carolina begins

On May 22, 1781, Major General Nathanael Greene and 1,000 Patriots attempt an attack on the critical village of Ninety Six in the South Carolina backcountry. After failing to seize the fortified settlement, they began a siege of it, which lasted until their retreat on June 18, making it the longest of the Revolutionary War.
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Baylor University

Baylor University is a private, Baptist-affiliated university. The campus is spread over 735 acres on the banks of the Brazos River.The university’s origin dates back to 1841, when the suggestion of Reverend William Milton Tryon and District Judge R.E.B. Baylor for a Baptist university in the state was accepted by 35 delegates in a Union Baptist Association meeting.
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Anti-Saloon League

The first meeting of the Anti-Saloon League was held on May 24, 1893, in Oberlin, Ohio, through the efforts of the Reverend H.H. The primary source of support for the Anti-Saloon League was Protestant Evangelical churches.Describing itself as & 34;The church in action against the saloon,& 34; the League initially used church services to promote its cause, and after the services recruited members and solicited donations.
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