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This is a page from the Alcatraz Warden’s notebook on Robert Stroud, 594-AZ, aka “the Birdman of Alcatraz,” born on January 28, 1890.
Posted by Darren Cole on January 28, 2011, under Documents, January.
On January 24, 1848, gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill in California. The mine pictured here is unidentified, but was probably located in California’s Sierra Nevada gold mining district.
Posted by Darren Cole on January 24, 2011, under Documents, January.
This telegram, written by German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmermann and received by the German Ambassador to Mexico on January 19, 1917, is a coded message sent to Mexico, proposing a military alliance against the United States. The obvious threats to the United States contained in the telegram inflamed American public opinion against Germany and helped [...]
Posted by Darren Cole on January 19, 2011, under Documents, January.
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