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Satan On History’s Mini-Series ‘Bible’ Looks Like Barack Obama

Is it just me, or does the character Satan on The History Channel's new mini-series "Bible" look a lot like a mix President Obama and the Emperor from 'Star Wars'?

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This Day in History for April 26 – Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1865 – Union cavalry troopers corner and shoot dead John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Lincoln (More info)

1933 – The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established (More info)

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Flint’s Rich History [VIDEO]

With all of the negativity surrounding Flint these days, we tend to forget what a great city this used to be.  With the high crime rate and the situation with Flint's state-appointed emergency financial manager, it's easy to lose sight of where we've been.

I stumbled across a great video of Downtown Flint.  It was filmed from 1969 to 1970.  Take a stroll down memory lane after the jump!

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This Day in History for February 17 – VW Beetle Breaks Record and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1801 – The electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr is broken by the House of Representatives, which elected Jefferson president (More info)

1820 – The US Senate passes the Missouri Compromise, an attempt to deal with the dangerously divisive issue of extending slavery into the western territories (More info)

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Red Wings’ Make History With 21st Straight Win at Home

Last night the Detroit Red Wings extended their legacy by doing something that no NHL team had ever done, win 21 straight regular season games in a row at home! Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal in the 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars that made the crowd at Joe Louis Arena go wild! The previous record for home wins was 20 and that record was set 83 years ago by the Boston Bruins, later matched in the 1970's by the Philadelphia Flyers.

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This Day in History for January 2 – 55 MPH Speed Limit Enacted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1935 – Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh (More info)

1942 – In the largest espionage case in United States history, the FBI convicts 33 members of the Duquesne Spy Ring (More info)

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This Day in History for December 28 – Pledge of Allegiance Adopted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1065 – Westminster Abbey is consecrated (More info)

1832 – John C. Calhoun becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign (More info)

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This Day in History for December 27 – Radio City Music Hall Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1831 – Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate the theory of evolution (More info)

1900 – Prohibitionist Carry Nation smashes up her first saloon, causing several thousand dollars in damage and landing in jail (More info)

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This Day in History for December 26 – Tsunami Engulfs Southeast Asia and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1946 – Mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel opens The Pink Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas (More info)

1966 – The first Kwanzaa is celebrated by Maulana Karenga, the chair of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach (More info)

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This Day in History for June 10 – Apple II Released and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1692 – At the Salem Witch Trials, Bridget Bishop is hanged for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries" (More info)

1793 - Washington replaces Philadelphia as US capital (More info)

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This Day in History for June 8 – MLK Assassin Arrested and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1861 – Tennessee became the 11th (and last) state to secede from the Union (More info)

1949 – George Orwell's '1984' is published (More in

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