This Day in History: Deerfield Razed in Queen Anne's War

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This Day in History: Deerfield Razed in Queen Anne's War
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Deerfield, a frontier settlement in western Massachusetts, is attacked by a French and Native American force. Some 100 men, women, and children were massacred as the town was burned to the ground.

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This Day in History: George Washington Signs the Postal Service Act

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This Day in History: George Washington Signs the Postal Service Act
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On February 20, 1792, President Washington formally created the U.S. Postal Service with the signing of the Postal Service Act, which outlined in detail Congressional power to establish official mail routes. The act allowed for newspapers to be included in mail deliveries and made it illegal for postal officials to open anyone's mail.

Unfortunate Product Placement is Unfortunate

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Unfortunate Product Placement is Unfortunate
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UNFORTUNATE PRODUCT PLACEMENTS OH, THE HUMANITY!!...BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE GOOD FOLKS AT "LUCKY STRIKE" CIGARETTES.

Tut, Tut...

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Looks like grave robbers got to him first. Tut, tut.