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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

First Mt. St. Helens eruption, Kennedy killed, Tarzan

This week in history


Nov. 21: 301,000 BC—First time a hominid multi-tasked; he both hunted and gathered. 1922—Rebecca Felton becomes the first female US Senator. 1973—Rosemary Woods “accidental” erasure of 18 minutes of a Watergate tape is discovered. World Television Day. Today’s Word: Esssse—ashes.

Nov. 22: 1842—In Washington State, Mount St. Helens erupts. 1963—President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Born: Tarzan, of the Apes (1888). Robin Hood (1247). Thanksgiving. Today’s Word: Wimple—a veil, wrap or shawl.

Nov. 24: 1835—The Texas Rangers are authorized by the Texas Provincial Government. 1859—Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. 1971—D.B. Cooper parachutes...

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