Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

ALMANAC [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

ALMANAC [Derived Headline]

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1867 Aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright was born in Millville, Ind. (His brother Orville was born five years later in Dayton, Ohio.)

1930: The cornerstone was laid for the new $2.7 million Allegheny County office building at Ross and Diamond streets.

1963: Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" - "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

1987: The Pittsburgh Press won its second consecutive Pulitzer Prize for a series by Andrew Schneider and Matthew Brelis that revealed inadequacies in Federal Aviation Administration screening of pilots.

1986: Dispelling rumors he was dead, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appeared on TV to condemn the U.S. raid on his country and said Libyans were "ready to die" defending their nation.

2004: The National Rifle Association held its first meeting in Pittsburgh at the new David L. …

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