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Classic Newspapers – Iranian Hostages Released – January 21, 1981

Several pages have just been added to the classic newspapers at The date was Jan. 21, 1981 and the Iranian hostages were released as Ronald Reagan was sworn in as President. Six full pages from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat are available. Hard to believe that it has been more than 30 years since that day.

Read about the hostages HERE

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Amazing Fact – 2 Grandsons of President John Tyler Are Still Living

President John Tyler was born in 1790 and served as the 10th. US President twenty years before Abraham Lincoln. John Tyler at age 63 , in 1853, had a son Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Lyon Gardiner Tyler had one son, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Jr., at the age of 71, in 1924. He had another son, Harrison Ruffin Tyler, at the age of 75, in 1928. Both of these men are still living at the ages of 87 and 83.

References HERE and HERE

Update – Jan.28, 2012

New York Magazine just published a short interview with one of the two surviving grandsons, Harrison Tyler.

Go to the interview


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