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Deaths
1971 Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, was found dead in his bathtub in his Paris apartment. Jim Morrison Source: Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday

United States History
1964 US President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Lyndon Johnson Civil Rights Act Source: Wikimedia Commons  

Tomorrow

United States History
1776 The Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing that the colonies were independent of Great Britain. Declaration of Independence signing Source: Wikimedia Commons

There are a LOT of places to find “this date in history” type stuff on websites. But I thought it would be fun to add the feature here for fun. And, as I’m doing it for fun, I’ll be adding historical events a bit at a time.

So, for 2020, you might be seeing one event per day, unless I get particularly inspired, but I’ll be adding to the database as I go.

If you have one you’d like us to add, you can let us know (note that we don’t have a front-end post submission form for this yet.)

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