Repeating Date Highlights

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Can you name the random events that occurred on these recent repeating dates?

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Direct descendants of THIS FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT's 316 slaves gather to mark the 200th anniversary of their ancestors' emancipation. 01/01/01
The foundation named for 9/11 victim and United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Todd Beamer applies for a trademark on THESE DEFIANT LAST WORDS.02/02/02
A retired Hollywood stuntman testifies in the trial of THIS ACTOR, charged with the murder of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley. 03/03/03
The release of 1991 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu Kyi is contemplated by THIS SOUTH ASIAN NATION's military junta.04/04/04
With charges including dereliction of duty and shoplifting, Pres. Bush demotes Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski in the ongoing investigation of THIS U.S. MILITARY PRISON.05/05/05
An Islamic militia tied to al Qaeda seizes control of THIS SOMALI CAPITAL CITY.06/06/06
John Mark Karr, a former suspect in the killing of THIS CHILD BEAUTY QUEEN, is arrested on a domestic violence charge in Atlanta, Ga.07/07/07
More than 90,000 spectators gather for the Olympic opening ceremonies in the Beijing National Stadium, also known affectionately by THIS MONIKER. 08/08/08
South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson interrupts President Obama's health care speech to the U.S. Congress with THIS TWO-WORD ACCUSATION. 09/09/09
After a tumultuous year, parliamentary elections are held in THIS CENTRAL ASIAN NATION popular among Sporclers.10/10/10
Veterans Day 2011 sees its first observance since the repeal of THIS CONTROVERSIAL MILITARY POLICY in late 2010.11/11/11
A star-studded telethon raises an initial $23 million toward relief efforts from THIS OCTOBER WEATHER DISASTER. 12/12/12

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