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2013: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies at age 58 following a long battle with cancer. Chavez first announced his cancer diagnosis in June 2011, but the government never revealed details about his prognosis or specified what kind of cancer he had. He had served as an army officer before attempting to overthrow the country's government in 1992, for which he served two years in prison. He was elected president in 1999.
The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.
About 100 Honolulu firefighters have responded to a large brush fire in Upper Makakilo that broke out Friday.
A small rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.
Debris from the SpaceX F9R rained down from the flames onto an open field outside of McGregor.
The rocket self-destructed as a safety meas...