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Today in NOLA: 2.20.16

Get ready for a vinyl overload with the record raid today! Then later, DJ Soul Sister spins her impressive collection at Hi-Ho. If you prefer your music live, Papa Mali, Kirk Joseph, and Kid Merv are jamming on Frenchmen. Or check out something entirely different with the Monster Jam. On this day in 2013, FEMA discovered some of the oldest Native American archeologic artifacts south of Lake Pontchartrain - Pottery sherds, animal bones and pieces of clay tobacco pipes. Now, more ways to seize your Saturday.

Today's Events: 6.15.11

June 15, when Assyrians recorded a solar eclipse that was later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history (look out for tonight's eclipse!) (763 BC), when King John of England put his seal on the Magna Carta (1215), when the first human blood transfusion was administered (1667), when the first ever air crash occurred due to a hot air balloon explosion during an attempt to cross the English Channel (1785), and when the Smoky Mountains National Park was founded (1934); it’s also when Helen Hunt (1963), Courtney Cox (1964), and Ice Cube (1969) were born, and when Ella Fitzgerald died (1996). It's Arbor Day in Costa Rica, Flag Day in Denmark, Separation Day in Delaware, and Statehood Day in Arkansas. But what about New Orleans? Funny you should ask:

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