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Happy Veterans Day. Thank you to all who have served!
Happy Veterans Day. Thank you to all who have served!
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🇺🇸 “I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” - Wendell L. Wilkie. Wishing you and your family nothing but happiness on this great day. Happy Fourth of July!
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Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley died of cancer.
American serial killer John Wayne Gacy—whose murders of 33 boys and young men in the 1970s shocked his suburban Chicago community, where he was known for his performances as a clown at charitable events and children's parties—was executed.
The first Freedom Ride—a political protest against the segregation of interstate bus travel in the South—began as a group of white and black Americans departed Washington, D.C., on buses bound for New Orleans.
Apple launched the iTunes Store, which gave users the ability to purchase and download music from the Internet directly to their iTunes library; in 2010 the store sold its 10 billionth song.
British politician Betty Boothroyd became the first woman to be elected speaker of the House of Commons; she held the post until 2000.
First Earth Day
First celebrated on this day in 1970 in the U.S., Earth Day—founded by American politician and conservationist Ga***rd Anton Nelson—helped spark the environmental movement and quickly grew into an international event.
American musician Prince—who created groundbreaking music that fused funk, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and pop and was one of the biggest stars of the 1980s and '90s—died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid.
Explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig
On this day in 2010, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig—located in the Gulf of Mexico, some 41 miles (66 km) off the coast of Louisiana—leading to the largest oil spill in history.
Charles Manson sentenced to death
On April 19, 1971, Charles Manson was sentenced to death for ordering the murders of Sharon Tate and others. The sentence was then commuted to life after the Supreme Court of California overturned the death penalty in 1972.
In one of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States, 33 people, including the shooter, were killed on the Blacksburg, Virginia, campus of Virginia Tech.
Andrew Johnson sworn in after Lincoln assassination
On April 15, 1865, Vice-President Andrew Johnson was sworn in as the seventeenth President of the United States, after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached, but he was not convicted.
For his performance in Lilies of the Field (1963), Sidney Poitier became the first African American to win the Academy Award for best actor.
President Clinton cited for contempt in Paula Jones case
On April 12, 1999, US District Judge Susan Webber Wright found President Bill Clinton in contempt of court in the Paula Jones case, concluding that the President had provided "intentionally false" evidence in that case about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
The Astrodome opened in Houston, Texas, hosting the first indoor baseball game.
Seventeenth Amendment ratified
On April 8, 1913, the Seventeenth Amendment to the US Constitution, providing for the election of senators by popular vote rather than selection by state legislatures, was ratified.
'Scottsboro boys' put on trial for alleged r**e of white women
On April 6, 1931, the nine "Scottsboro boys" were put on trial in Alabama on false charges of ra**ng two white women during a freight train trip from Tennessee.
Happy Easter! 🐣🐰
We hope you have a wonderful day with your loved ones.
American organized-crime boss John Gotti was convicted on 13 criminal counts—including the murder of Paul Castellano and others, racketeering, and obstruction of justice—and was sentenced to life in prison.
Netherlands becomes the first country to legalize same-sex marriage and euthanasia
On April 1, 2001, the Netherlands became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage. The nation then became the first country to legalize euthanasia on April 1, 2002.
Failed assassination attempt against U.S. President Ronald Reagan
In Washington, D.C., on this day in 1981, barely two months after his inauguration as the 40th president of the United States, Ronald Reagan was shot and seriously wounded by would-be assassin John W. Hinckley, Jr.
Exxon Valdez Alaskan oil spill
On this day in 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground, spilling some 11 million gallons (41 million litres) of oil into Prince William Sound in Alaska and creating the largest oil spill in U.S. history up to that time.
The U.S. Senate approved the Equal Rights Amendment—which stated, “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex”—but it failed to be ratified by the requisite majority of 38 states before the deadline.
Happy Saint Patrick's Day! 🍀
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Gorbachev becomes USSR leader
On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, following the death of Konstantin Chernenko. He soon announced that he would hold arms-reduction negotiations in Geneva with the United States. Gorbachev also used his tenure to liberalize the economy and social structure of the USSR, eventually leading to the abatement of the Soviet Union. In 1990, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.
James Earl Ray sentenced for the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr.
On March 10, 1969, James Earl Ray was sentenced to 99 years in prison for the murder of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.. Ray died in 1998, still seeking a retrial of his case.
On December 9th, 1999, a Memphis jury handed down a verdict agreeing with the King family that the 1968 assassination of the civil rights leader was a conspiracy rather than the act of a lone gunman. Learn more about the trial and the assassination from The King Center in Atlanta.
In a major capital punishment case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to execute convicts who were under age 18 at the time of their crimes.
Mexican-born American musician Carlos Santana won eight Grammy Awards for Supernatural, tying the record set by Michael Jackson.
Thieves broke into the National Gallery in Oslo and stole The Scream (later recovered), one of several versions Norwegian artist Edvard Munch made of his most famous painting.
U.S. airman Francis Gary Powers, captured pilot of the U-2 plane downed by the Soviet Union in 1960, was exchanged for jailed Soviet informant Rudolf Abel.
The Web site Facebook was launched (as TheFacebook.com); later it would become the largest social network in the world.
American rock 'n' roll singer Buddy Holly was killed in a plane crash at age 22.
Patty Hearst's prison sentence commuted by President Carter
On January 29, 1979, kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst's seven-year prison sentence for bank robbery as a member of the Symbianese Liberation Army was commuted by President Jimmy Carter.
Experience equals results. Founded in 1977 on the principles of providing exceptional legal counsel and representation for the lake area the Law Firm of Curran & Associates has built a foundation for excellence. We are proud of the reputation we have earned for providing our clients responsive, personalized and aggressive representation.
For over 40 years, individuals have trusted the law firm of Curran & Associates to provide effective and aggressive representation to achieve the desired results. Contact our law office to schedule a consultation for your legal matter. When we meet, we are confident you will understand why our commitment to delivering innovative and personalized legal services has resulted in long-term relationships with many of our clients.
The attorneys practicing in this office are: John E. Curran, Derek Smith, Britnie Byers and Nicholas Simpson.
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