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Bruce W. Ackley

Died: Thursday, January 03, 2013
Age: 54
Bruce W. Ackley, 54, Lake Geneva, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. Memorial services pending at the Steinke Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lake Geneva.

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Born August 4th
1805: William Rowan Hamilton, Irish scientist.
1901: Louis Armstrong, legendary jazz trumpeter.
1912: Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat credited with saving nearly 100,000 Budapest Jews during World War II.
1958: Mary Decker Slaney, American athlete, winner of seven track and field records.
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1578: A crusade against the Moors of Morocco is routed at the Battle of Alcazar-el-Kebir. King Sebastian of Portugal and 8,000 of his soldiers are killed.
1717: A friendship treaty is signed between France and Russia.
1789: The Constituent Assembly in France abolishes the privileges of nobility.
1790: The Revenue Cutter service, the parent service of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, is organized.
1864: Federal troops fail to capture Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island, one of the Confederate forts defending Mobile Bay.