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June 27 – Today in Hat History

June 27 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 27, 2015

June 27 – Today in Hat History. Birthdate of Helen Keller.   Helen Keller was the first of two daughters born to Arthur H. Keller and Katherine Adams Keller. She also had two older stepbrothers. Keller’s father had proudly served as an officer in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The family was not particularly wealthy and earned income...

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June 24 – Today in Hat History

June 24 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 24, 2015

June 24 – Today in Hat History. Hopalong Cassidy.   Hopalong Cassidy or Hop-along Cassidy is a fictional cowboy hero created in 1904 by the author Clarence E. Mulford, who wrote a series of popular short stories and many novels based on the character.   In his early writings, Mulford portrayed the character as rude , dangerous, and rough-talking....

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June 22 – Today in Hat History

June 22 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 22, 2015

June 22 – Today in Hat History. Katherine Dunham.   Katherine Dunham (June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company for many years. She has been called...

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June 19 – Today in Hat History

June 19 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 19, 2015

June 19 – Today in Hat History. Lester Flatt     Lester Raymond Flatt (June 19, 1914 – May 11, 1979) was a bluegrass guitarist and mandolinist, best known for his collaboration with banjo picker Earl Scruggs in the The Foggy Mountain Boys (popularly known as “Flatt and Scruggs”).   Flatt’s career spanned multiple decades,...

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June 18 – Today in Hat History

June 18 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 18, 2015

June 18 – Today in Hat History. Winston Churchill – Finest Hour Speech   Historians have called it one of the greatest speeches ever delivered in English, and surely one of the greatest ever delivered by an Englishman, at a moment of national peril unparalleled in modern times.   Seventy years ago, on June 18, 1940, Winston Churchill, barely...

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