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  • Most Infamous DUEL in U.S. History: Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton

    07/13/2020 6:51:03 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 7, 2020 | Bill Federer
    He intentionally fired into the air, but his political rival, the sitting Vice-President Aaron Burr, took deadly aim and fatally shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel JULY 11, 1804. Alexander Hamilton was born in the British West Indies on the Island of Nevis, either in the year 1755 or 1757, and grew up on the Island of St. Croix. Just a few years earlier, in 1751, 19-year-old George Washington had accompanied his older half-brother Lawrence on a trip to the not too distant Island of Barbados. Since Alexander Hamilton's parents were not legally married, he was not permitted to attend...
  • US Airways Jet crashes in Hudson River in NYC

    01/15/2009 12:47:38 PM PST · by Red Steel · 576 replies · 35,562+ views
    Fox ^ | Jan 15, 2009
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  • George Clooney breaks rib in motorcycle crash

    09/21/2007 8:38:06 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 51 replies · 406+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/21/07
    WEEHAWKEN, N.J. -- George Clooney suffered a broken rib and some scrapes on Friday when the motorcycle he and a friend were riding collided with a car as the actor tried to pass the other vehicle, authorities said. Weehawken Police Sgt. Sean Kelly said the collision occurred at 3:30 p.m. as Clooney and friend Sarah Larson were traveling north on Boulevard East and sped up to pass on the right a 1999 Mazda Millenia that was preparing to make a right turn. Kelly said it is not known if the driver of the other vehicle, who has not been identified,...
  • Car Explosion In Weehawken, NJ

    10/07/2004 10:01:13 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 106 replies · 3,396+ views
    Weehawken-WABC ^ | October 7, 2004 | WABC
    — Early Thursday morning, a car blew up near a home in Weehawken, New Jersey. Authorities say the victim appeared to be sitting in the driver's seat when the car exploded in front of 76 Hackensack Plank Road just before 7:00 a.m. People nearby say they heard a loud explosion and saw a large, dark plume of smoke shoot up from the car. The blast was powerful enough to blow out nearby car windows, and it sent debris flying onto nearby homes. Authorities say the blast may be tied to some sort of ongoing domestic dispute. "It's my understanding -...