Tidbit Tuesday: five things that happened today in history

Sophia Alaniz, Web-Editor

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  1. George Harrison, the lead guitarist of the Beatles, died 15 years ago today due to cancer.
  2. On this day in 1961 NASA launched a chimpanzee named Enos into Earths orbit.
  3. On this day in 1929 commander Richard E. Byrd and a crew of three were the first people to fly over the South Pole.
  4. On this day in 1975 the Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii.
  5. On this day in 1864 Colorado militia kills 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians.