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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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via for a decade now. 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 dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.