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01/09/17 10:00am

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50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Dr. James Bedford, author and University of California psychology professor, became the first person to be cryogenically preserved following his death. His body is still at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Arizona. (more…)

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12/02/16 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The United States and the USSR signed an agreement prohibiting nuclear weapons in space.

In what many Yankee fans considered a terrible trade, slugger Roger Maris was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Charlie Smith.

Musician Sinéad O’Connor was born in Dublin.

282 people perished when the Greek ferry the Heraklin sank in the Aegean Sea during a raging storm.

Barbados, one week after becoming independent from the United Kingdom, was admitted to the United Nations, but the Island continues to recognize the British monarchy as its head of state. (more…)