This Week In History 5/28 (By G.Othello)

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This Week in History

(May 28th, 2014)

Author Maya Angelou, an author and poet, dies at the age of 86 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Maya was also known for her work as a performer, civil rights activist and college professor. In 1969 Maya published her first book “I know why the Caged Bird Sings”. In 2011 President Barack Obama awarded her with the highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Written by, G. Othello

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This week in history (May 4th 1965) By G.Othello

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This week in history

(May 4th 1965)
Willie Mays who played for the San Francisco Giants hit his 512th career home run. That home run broke the previous National League home run record held by Mel Ott’s.

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This Week In History 4/4/1968 (By G. Othello)

This week in history

(April 4th 1968)

Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

Martin Luther was shot to death outside a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.  King later died at St. Joseph’s hospital. His death sparked waves of rioting throughout several cities in America.