This Day In History: 08/23/1927 - Sacco and Vanzetti Executed

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In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 23rd. On this day in 1754, Louis XVI of France was born. On this day in 1979, a ballet star defected to the U.S. while on tour in New York. On this day in 2000, 51 million viewers watched Richard Hatch pick up the million dollar prize in the season finale of Survivor. Also, on this day in 1902, American cooking authority Fannie Farmer opened her school of cookery in Boston.

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