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Wednesday, May 04, 2005

On this Day

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Wednesday, May 04th
The 124th day of 2005
There are 241 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History

On May 4, 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on anti-war protesters at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others.
(Go to article.)

On May 4, 1874, Frank Conrad, the American electrical engineer whose innovations led to the establishment of the first radio station, was born. Following his death on Dec. 11, 1941, his obituary appeared in The Times. (Go to obit.)

On May 4, 1878, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about Congress.
(See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.