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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. Nine Russian Hikers Found Dead (February 26, 1959)
Nine experienced Russian hikers found dead in the Urals...with some unnatural injuries.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. The Kent State Massacre
Nine students were injured and four students were killed when Ohio National Guardsmen fired on students at the Kent State University on May 4, 1970. Forty years ago today.
5. Bob Hope Dies July 27
Bob Hope, well known comedian, singer, and actor is well known for his kindness to the troops. He performed during war time,in war zones to comfort the military and take their minds off of their fears.
6. Andy Griffith
Andy Griffith died from a heart attack at the age of 86 but left a movie and television legacy that will live on for generations to come.
7. September 5 Events and Birthdays
Freddie Mercury was born Today in History...
8. January 28th – Today In History
We take a look at some of the events that occurred on January 28th.
9. March 14 – Today In History
We take a look at some of the events that occurred on March 14th.
10. RuPaul Drag Queen
When RuPaul was born his mom declared that he would be a star because of his unusual name. Little did she know that he would become famous for his transgender life as well as his historical accomplishment of becoming the first drag queen supermodel.
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