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    Pope Benedict

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Apr 12th, 2019
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    This week during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series… World War II Rages On *But it rages on without the American president. On the afternoon of April 12, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in Warm Springs Georgia. He says, “I have a terrific pain in the back of my head.” He t...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Aug 28th, 2018
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    September 1, 1918 For the first time in baseball history, the season was ended a month early, by mutual agreement between baseball and President Wilson. Baseball was hit hard by the World War I. Some of the greatest players were shipped out. Cubs pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander was among them. He ...