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The Dark Knight beat out the previous record-holder, 2007’s Spider-Man 3,... By his early teens, he had already launched on the life of drinking, vandalism, and pyromania that would turn him...
On this day in 1995, “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” a memoir by a little-known law professor named Barack Obama, is published.
The senator did not report the fatal car accident for 10...Convicted of murder on meager evidence, the singing Wobbly Joe Hill is sentenced to be executed in Utah. The IWW was an industrial union that rejected the capitalist... The original succession act designated the Senate president pro tempore as the first in line to succeed the president should...On this day in 1962, Congress votes in favor of a bill that preserves former President Teddy Roosevelt’s birthplace and former home in Manhattan, as well as an estate called Sagamore Hill where he lived from 1885 until his death.Emperor Nero used the fire as an opportunity to rebuild Rome in a more orderly Greek...On this day in 2008, The Dark Knight, the fifth film in the big-screen Batman series, opens in theaters around the United States, six months after the death of one of its stars, Heath Ledger, who played the Joker. By age 10, Thompson was publishing his own two-page newspaper, which he sold for four cents.