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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. Martin Luther King
It was this day in history that Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray.
4. Nine Russian Hikers Found Dead (February 26, 1959)
Nine experienced Russian hikers found dead in the Urals...with some unnatural injuries.
5. Pearl Bailey
This article is a mini biography of one of entertainment's most influential women, Pearl Bailey.
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. 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.
8. 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.
9. The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre
Valentine's Day is supposed to be about love and romance, however, on this day in 1929, it meant something completely different for seven gangsters, in a garage, in Chicago.
10. Goodbye Farewell and Amen
The highest rated television show in television history happened on this day in history. February 28, 1983 was the night that America said good-bye to the long running dramedy, M*A*S*H.
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