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RIP JFK’s “INTELLECTUAL BLOOD BANK”

On October 31, 2010: President John F. Kennedy’s speechwriter and special counsel Ted Sorensen died at age 82 in New York City, following a stroke

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Image courtesy of Washington Note

NYSE OPENED ITS DOORS POST SANDY

On October 31, 2012: The New York Stock Exchange reopened after Hurricane Sandy. This two-day closure was the first weather related two-day closure since the late 19th century.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: AD-ROCK

On October 31, 1966: Ad-Rock, member of the Beastie Boys, was born Adam Horovitz in Manhattan.

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Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

 

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