On This Day…

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1944 – On this day in 1944, 800 Gypsy children, including more than a hundred boys between 9 and 14 years old are systematically murdered. Auschwitz was really a group of camps, designated I, II, and III.

1956 – “Giant”, directed by George Stevens, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean in his last role, premieres in NYC.

1966 The Beach Boys release their influential single “Good Vibrations”.

1985 – American motion-picture actor, director, producer, and writer Orson Welles died.

2014 – Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Via Britannica / On This Day





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