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Day Tripping: April 12

Obituaries, Orbiters, and More Orbiters

By NASA — Great Images in NASA (image link), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=199486

Untimely End

Only weeks away from an Allied victory over Nazi Germany, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died suddenly while in Georgia. A painter named Elizabeth Shoumatoff was beginning her portrait of the President and while at lunch, he complained of “terrific pain in the back of my head”.

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