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On January 29, 1908—109 years ago today—jazz pianist Alton Stricklin was born in Antioch. Backyard landscaping plans He began playing the piano when he was 4, but his main influence was jazz. Fantasyland “I never heard anything like country music,” he was quoted as saying. Baseball america top 100 After two years of junior college, he enrolled in Baylor where he majored not in music, but in history. Garden of words english dub He paid his way by playing with a jazz band called the Unholy Three and when university President Samuel Brooks learned about the band, he suspended the members, at least until a dean interceded. Pitch dark pack Stricklin did end up leaving Baylor, however, because of the Depression. Washington softball He went to work at a Fort Worth radio station, where he actually gave Bob Wills an early break. Francesca eastwood height And in 1935 he joined Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, adapting to Wills’ western swing style and setting the piano standard for the swing bands that followed. Facebook stock value He performed with the band through 1945 and later enjoyed a nearly 10-year career with Bob Wills’ Original Texas Playboys, which was comprised of musicians from the band. Asphalt 8 download He died in 1986 in Johnson County.

Today’s Highlight in Local History: On January 29, 1990, then Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney confirmed that Fort Hood’s 2nd Armored Division would be deactivated by June 1993.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. Baseball drills 29, 1820, King George III, the British monarch whose 59-year reign included the loss of the American colonies, died at Windsor Castle at age 81; he was succeeded by his son, who became King George IV.

On This Date: In 1843, the 25th president of the United States, William McKinley, was born in Niles, Ohio. College softball players In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” was first published in the New York Evening Mirror. Facebook mobile In 1861, Kansas became the 34th state of the Union. Garden state parkway traffic In 1919, the ratification of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which launched Prohibition, was certified by Acting Secretary of State Frank L. Lattice Polk. Espn fantasy football cheat sheet 2015 In 1936, the first inductees of baseball’s Hall of Fame, including Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, were named in Cooperstown, New York. Basketball rio 2016 results In 1956, editor-essayist H.L. Patchworkz Mencken, the “Sage of Baltimore,” died at age 75. Baseball field images In 1958, actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were married in Las Vegas. Lattice energy In 1964, Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear war satire “Dr. Facebook stock history Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” premiered in New York, Toronto and London. Home design ideas The Winter Olympic Games opened in Innsbruck, Austria. Simple landscaping ideas Actor Alan Ladd, 50, died in Palm Springs, California. Gardening zones In 1966, the musical comedy “Sweet Charity” starring Gwen Verdon opened on Broadway. Facebook desktop login In 1975, a bomb exploded inside the U.S. Softball positions State Department in Washington, causing considerable damage but injuring no one; the radical group Weather Underground claimed responsibility. Sales pitch In 1990, former Exxon Valdez skipper Joseph Hazelwood went on trial in Anchorage, Alaska, on charges stemming from the 1989 oil spill. Frances bean cobain courtney love (Hazelwood was acquitted of the major charges, and convicted of a misdemeanor.) In 1995, the San Francisco 49ers became the first team in NFL history to win five Super Bowl titles, beating the San Diego Chargers, 49-26, in Super Bowl XXIX. Dot patio In 1998, a bomb rocked an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, killing security guard Robert Sanderson and critically injuring nurse Emily Lyons. Frances bean cobain 2016 (The bomber, Eric Rudolph, was captured in May 2003 and is serving a life sentence.)

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Five years ago: Eleven people were killed when smoke and fog caused a series of fiery crashes on I-75 in Florida. Softball sayings Fourteen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand won the Bing Lee/Samsung Women’s NSW Open on the ALPG Tour. Pinch hitter game Novak Djokovic began defense of his Australian Open title with a 5-hour, 53-minute match against Rafael Nadal (Djokovic won 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5 at 1:37 a.m. Spring training florida Melbourne time Jan. Jain irrigation news 30). Baseball scores Team Chara won a 12-9 victory over Team Alfredsson in the NHL All-Star game. Fantasy sports new york The AFC beat the NFC 59-41 in the Pro Bowl. Washington softball schedule Jeremy Abbott won his third title at the U.S. Facebook live notifications Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California.

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Thought for Today: “And were an epitaph to be my story I’d have a short one ready for my own. Natural fabrics I would have written of me on my stone: ‘I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.'” – Robert Frost, American poet (born 1874, died this date in 1963).