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Today’s Historical Fact: The George Washington – JFK Feud

19 Jan

January 19, 2019

It is a historical fact that John F. Kennedy did not attend George Washington’s funeral.

Scholars have long pondered the issue. Was there a secret feud between the two? Why would President Kennedy not attend the funeral of President Washington, the Father of Our Country? The writings our our former Presidents do not reveal any clues.

The world may never know.





Today In King Kong History: August 10th, 1921

10 Aug

August 10, 2015

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Today In King Kong History: August 10th, 1921

13 year old Albert Kong Jr. had his braces removed. The dental work cost his parents $4,000, a large sum in 1921. His father, Albert Sr., had to work two shifts at a furnace factory while his mother, Constance, did laundry for the neighbors.

Years later, all the expensive dental work would be undone when he chewed on a particularly tough native. His father never let Kong hear the end of it.


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