Today in History, Mar. 11: Madrid bomb attack

Published on Mar 10, 2017

Highlights of Today in History: Bomb attack on Madrid's commuter trains; Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic found dead; Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader of Soviet Union; General Douglas MacArthur leaves Philippines in WWII. 

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Famous Birthdays:

  • 1957 Cheryl Lynn, American singer: 1878 disco hit, "Got to Be Real"
  • 1958 Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, interim President of Iraq
  • 1958 Anissa Jones, American actress (died 1976): Buffy on "Family Affair
  • 1966 Steve Reed, MLB pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Los Angeles
  • 1971 Johnny Knoxville, American television personality: Star of MTV show "Jackass"
  • 1978 Christopher Rice, American author: New York Times Best Selling Author
  • 1989 Anton Yelchin, Russian-born American actor (Star Trek), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (died 2016)
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Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.