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Sitting Bull Murdered

December 15, 1890

Sitting Bull (Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake in Standard Lakota Orthography, also nicknamed Slon-he or “Slow”), a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man and revered Native American tribal chief, is killed by Indian agency police while being arrested on December 15, 1890. Sitting Bull’s arrest is ordered to prevent his fleeing the reservation … Continue reading

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Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6 & 9, 1945

By executive order of President Harry S. Truman, the U.S. drops the nuclear weapon “Little Boy” on the city of Hiroshima on Monday, August 6, 1945, following with the detonation of “Fat Man” over Nagasaki on August 9. Within the first two to four months of the bombings, the acute … Continue reading

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