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Here are the top ten articles for the Today in History Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Ultimate Warrior
The Ultimate Warrior, who was just inducted into the WWE's Hall of Fame on April 5, 2014, was found dead yesterday morning, April 8,2014.
2. Virginia Hall- American Spy
Read my article about the greatest American spy ever to help the Allied Forces during World War II. She was a woman and her name is Virginia Hall.
3. Nine Russian Hikers Found Dead (February 26, 1959)
Nine experienced Russian hikers found dead in the Urals...with some unnatural injuries.
4. Martin Luther King
It was this day in history that Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray.
5. Geraldine Mock
Geraldine Mock was the first woman to successfully fly solo around the world and completed her trip on this day in history, April 17, 1964.
6. Rose-Mar Killings (November 13, 1966)
Robert Benjamin Smith just wanted to make a name for himself. Following in the footsteps of his new "heroes," he did just that on November 13, 1966 when he shot and killed five women--including a 3 year old child--at the Rose-Mar College of Beauty in Mesa, AZ.
7. Pearl Bailey
This article is a mini biography of one of entertainment's most influential women, Pearl Bailey.
8. Historic Dates For Abraham Lincoln
We take a look at the historic dates in the life of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
9. Nylon Stocking Day (May 15, 1940)
Prior to 1940, women's hosiery consisted of wool, cotton, or silk stockings. But, with an important discovery made by Julian Hill and Wallace Carothers, the legs of American women were changed and the developments have not slowed down.
10. The Battle of Alcatraz (May 2-4, 1946)
The bloodiest escape attempt in the 29-year history of one of America's most formidable prisons: Alcatraz.
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