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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan killing 5,372 die (1995)
  • City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi (1973)
  • Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater (1904)
  • Gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded (1989)
  • Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly (1911)
  • Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53 (1718)
  • United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting (1946)
  • Netherlands and Indonesia agree to a cease fire (1948)
  • Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians (1983)
  • Who, Simon and Garfunkel, 4 Seasons, 4 Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters & (1990)
  • 5th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin (1990)
  • China refuses cease-fire in Korea (1951)
  • Russia occupies Bukovina and Western Ukraine (1915)
  • Flush toilet patented by Mr. Thomas Crapper (Honest!) (1861)
  • "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater New York City after 332 performances (1959)
  • George Burns marries Gracie Allen (1926)
  • Professional Golfer Assn (PGA) forms in New York City (1916)
  • Zaire president Mobutu visits Belgium (1977)
  • Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for heavyweight boxing title (1986)
  • Brandenburg and Sweden sign Treaty of Konigsberg (1656)

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