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#OTD in 1888, George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film box camera, and registered his trademark: “Kodak.” George Eastman, left, and Thomas Edison pose with their inventions in this late 1920s photo. #APPhotoArchive
#OTD in 1963, four Black girls were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. (Three Ku Klux Klansmen were eventually convicted for their roles in the blast.) #APPhotoArchive
#OTD in 1986, federal health officials announced that the experimental drug AZT would be made available to thousands of AIDS patients. Photo shows an Azidothymidine or AZT crystal enlarged 25 times.
#OTD in 1952, Sen. Richard M. Nixon, R-Calif., salvaged his vice-presidential nomination by appearing on television from Los Angeles to refute allegations of improper campaign fundraising in what became known as the “Checkers” speech.
Worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles and some wearing bullet crowns, participated in a commitment ceremony today at World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, in Newfoundland, Pa. The event led a nearby school to cancel classes for the day. Photos
An AP photographer was in the audience during the attack on Russia's ambassador to Turkey - the latest here:
Sixty years ago today, the Little Rock Nine became a symbol of heroism in the throes of racial progress:
A man and a woman demonstrate dining under a plastic shield in a Paris restaurant on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. As restaurants in food-loving France prepare to reopen, some are investing in lampshade-like plastic shields to protect diners from the virus. | Photo Thibault Camus