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Man Wearing Fake Suicide Belt Shot Dead as He Runs Towards Paris Police Station Shouting 'Allahu Akbar' on Anniversary of Charli
Offbeat  (tags: charlie hebdo, paris, gun man, anniversary, shot )

- 292 days ago -
An armed man 'wearing a suicide belt' has been shot dead outside a police station in Paris on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
UK's Last Mail Coach' to Be Recreated
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- 541 days ago -
The 100th anniversary of what is believed to be the last horse-drawn mail coach journey in the UK is to be recreated next month.
A Point of View: Why Don't Americans Mark Their Civil War Like the British Do WW2?
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- 547 days ago -
The 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War passed with fairly low-key commemorations, says historian David Cannadine. Why are similar events in the UK such a big deal?
Magna Carta Restored for 800th Anniversary
Offbeat  (tags: Anniversary, King John, Runnymede, Magna Carta, England, UK )

- 749 days ago -
A ballot has opened for the chance to see the four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta displayed together for the first time.
'The Day We Fight Back': 6,000 Websites Protest Surveillance, Honor Aaron Swartz
Offbeat  (tags: Anniversary, Gayane Chichakyan, Intelligence, Internet, Law, Politics, USA )

- 986 days ago -
More than 6,000 websites, including Reddit, Tumblr, Mozilla, are taking part in an online protest against government surveillance. The action marks two years since website blackouts against SOPA and PIPA and commemorates Aaron Swartz's death.
Happy Birthday and Anniversary, Tata Madiba
Offbeat  (tags: Nelson Mandela, Birthday, anniversary, Graca Machel, Madiba, South Africa, Good News, Celebration )

- 1194 days ago -
When Nelson Mandela turns 95 on Thursday he will also mark 15 years of marriage to Graca Machel, who throughout his hospitalisation has wooed a nation with her dignified poise.
Love Me Who? 'Forgotten' Beatles' First Hit Turns 50
Offbeat  (tags: music, Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, LoveMeDo, on this day, first hit, 1962, anniversary )

- 1480 days ago -
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Love Me Do was recorded in September 1962 and marked the beginning of the group's insistence that they only release songs they had written themselves. Released on October 5, 1962, went on to become...
Peta's 30th Anniversary
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- 2251 days ago -
During the last three decades, PETA's eye-opening demonstrations, bold ads, and hard-hitting undercover investigations have grabbed the public's attention and ensured that "PETA" is synonymous with "animal rights." Together, we are revolutionizing the
Australia Zoo Celebrates Its 40th
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- 2397 days ago -
Terri Irwin today recognised the efforts of the next generation of Wildlife Warriors by honouring Jess and Lisa Origliasso, and young Chloe Tsangaris.
Zoinks! Scooby-Doo Is 40!
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- 2598 days ago -
"Scooby-Doo, Where are You!" debuted on CBS on September 13, 1969. Scooby-Doo with his human gang, Shaggy, Freddie, Velma, and Daphne, run into into some type of evil ghost or monster terrorizing some community and always offer to solve the mystery.
ITN - Martin Luther King Remembered
Offbeat  (tags: Matin Luther King, assassination, anniversary, 40 years )

- 3125 days ago -
"Dr King was a man of courage and vision. He understood that love and compassion will always triumph over bitterness and hatred" AJk
Ala. Couple Celebrate 80th Anniversary: Alonzo, 97, and Beulah Sims, 94: 2007 Guinness Book of World Records
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, unusual, Ala., couple, celebrate, 80th, anniversary )

- 3309 days ago -
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. - A Scottboro couple recently celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary, one of the longest marriages among living people when compared to reports in the 2007 Guinness Book of World Records. Alonzo, 97, and Beulah Sims, 94, celebrated

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