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Believe It or DON’T

On this day in 1953, American medical researcher Dr. Jonas Salk announced on a national radio show that he had successfully tested a vaccine for polio.

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The bodies of 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult were found dead in a California mansion all having committed suicide by ingesting a lethal mixture of phenobarbital and vodka. The Heaven’s Gate Cult led by Marshall Applewhite and Bonnie Nettles and the leader Applewhite convinced his followers to commit suicide so that their souls could take a ride on a spaceship.

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On this day in 1992, Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was sentenced to six years in prison following a rape conviction in Indianapolis, Indiana.