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   August 4

   1265: Battle of Evesham,
   1699: Caledonia at NY, The Caledonia reaches New York.

   1901: Louis Armstrong b., He loved the idea of America so much he
   insisted he was born on the 4th of July. He shattered traditional Jazz
   trumpet and although called an "Uncle Tom", this son of a prostitute
   quietly and effectively broke down the colour barriers in America. He
   was the first black entertainer to hold wide appeal to white
   audiences. In the late 50s after breaking loose from the gangsters
   that managed his career, notably Joe Glaser. He spoke out against
   racism, swore by Marijuana and Swiss Krissy, his own patent laxative.
   He was an innocent who had emerged as a commanding figure in the
   history of music and the stomping out of racism.

   1950: Korean War,

   1950: Korean War [begin],

   1964: Vietnam War [begin],


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