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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 10, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 5, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, April 10, 2007.
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Today is Wednesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2006 with 179 to follow.
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Today is Monday, April 10, the 100th day of 2006 with 265 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2005 with 179 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, April 10, the 100th day of 2005 with 265 to follow.
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Target boycotted for banning bell ringers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- In response to discounter Target Corporation's decision to ban the Salvation Army's bell ringers in front of Target stores this year, the National Clergy Council, among other organizations, are asking their congregations to boycott Target for their holida
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Edsel B. Ford II, retired vice president of the Ford Motor Company and chairman of the Salvation Army National Advisory Board, visits with guests at the William Booth Society Recognition Dinner n Clayton, Mo on May 26, 2004.(UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid.

William Booth was born in Sneinton, Nottingham, England, the only son of four surviving children born to Samuel Booth and Mary Moss.

Booth's father was wealthy by the standards of the time, but during his childhood, as a result of bad investments, the family descended into poverty and his father became an alcoholic. In 1842, Samuel Booth, who by then was bankrupt, could no longer afford his son's school fees, and 13-year-old William Booth was apprenticed to a pawnbroker. Samuel Booth died later that same year.

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