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January 6: Today’s Notable Birthdays

Is January 6th your birthday? Was someone special to you born on January 6th? With whom will you choose to celebrate this excellent occasion? If today is your birthday, then you are in excellent company. January 6th was the birth date of several notable (or even notorious) individuals. Here they are: January 6th Birthdays: Famous ...

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Bismarck, ND: What to Do, What to See, Where to Eat!

When most people plan vacation trips, they don’t consider visiting North Dakota, much less Bismarck, but they should. The state, and its capitol, are full of history, fun things to see and do, great restaurants, and some of the friendliest people in the world. In case you can’t get here, and in hopes that you ...

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Calamity Jane Bio

The West: the words conjure up many emotions. Tall tales and legends spring into the mind. Hollywood and dime store fiction has created an image of the American “Wild West” that generations hold to be the truth. The Shootout at the OK corral, Custer’s last stand, and the exploits of Buffalo Bill have developed into ...

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A Look at Some of the Better Films Made About George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer represents the prototypical American perhaps more so than any other person ever born in the U.S. Custer was the first American to ever experience-posthumously, of course-that uniquely American rollercoaster of going from savior to villain for committing the exact same act. The latest to do so, of course, is Pres. Bush. His ...

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Custer’s Last Stand: An Overview of the Battle of Little Bighorn

Custer’s Last Stand was a battle that occurred in the Montana Territory on June 25th, 1876. Lieutenant George Armstrong Custer commanding approximately 10 companies of infantry and cavalry faced off against a combined Indian force of roughly 1800 Lakota and Cheyenne braves (Wiki). By most accounts the battle lasted less than 30 minutes from start ...