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Posted on: Wed 14 Apr 2021

On this day in history:

In 1865, US President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre in Washington.

Also on this day, in 1981, the first Space Shuttle, Columbia 1, returned to earth after a 54 and a half hour trip. The shuttle was manned by a crew of two: John W. Young and Robert L. Crippen

Finally, In 2012 the Beastie boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis speak to Breakfast producer Alex Capurso about what happened on this day in history.

Produced by Alex Capurso

Image Source: Flickr


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