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On this day in History - February 26 Members Public

February 26 1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte escapes... 1914 – HMHS Britannic, sister to the RMS Titanic, is... 1980 – Egypt and Israel establish...

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On this day in History - February 19 Members Public

1954 – Transfer of Crimea: The Soviet Politburo of the Soviet Union orders... 1963 – The publication of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique reawakens... 1968 – Mister Roger’s Neighborhood made..

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On this day in History - February 12 Members Public

1935 – USS Macon, one of the two largest helium-filled airships ever created, crashes into the... 1994 – Four thieves break into the National Gallery of Norway and steal Edvard Munch’s iconic painting... 2004 – The city of San Francisco begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex...

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On this day in History - February 5 Members Public

1907 – Belgian chemist Leo Baekeland announces the creation of... 1958 – A hydrogen bomb known as the Tybee Bomb is lost by the US Air Force off the coast of...

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On this day in History - January 29 Members Public

1886 – Karl Benz patents the first successful g... 1936 – The first inductees into the... 1996 – President Jacques Chirac announces a...

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On this day in History - January 22 Members Public

1808 – The Portuguese royal family arrives in Brazil after fleeing 1947 – KTLA, the first commercial television station west of 1968 – Apollo Program: Apollo 5 lifts off carrying... 1984 – The Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the...

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On this day in History - January 15 Members Public

1870 – A political cartoon for the first time symbolizes the Democratic Party with a... 1919 – Great Molasses Flood: A wave of molasses released from an... 1967 – The first Super Bowl is played in...

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On this day in History - December 18 Members Public

1854 – The Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada abolishes... 1898 – Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat sets the first officially recognized land speed record of...

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On this day in History - December 11 Members Public

1913 – More than two years after it was stolen from the Louvre, Leonardo da Vinci’s painting... 1934 – Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous... 1962 –... to be executed in Canada.

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On this day in History - December 4 Members Public

1791 – the world’s first Sunday newspaper... 1919 – Ukrainian War of Independence: The Polonsky conspiracy... 1982 – The People’s Republic of China adopts...

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On this day in History - November 27 Members Public

1839 – In Boston, Massachusetts, the American... 1992 – In Venezuela, for the second time in a year... 2020 – Days after the announcement of its discovery, the Utah monolith...

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On this day in History - November 20 Members Public

1820 – An 80-ton sperm whale attacks and sinks the... 1977 – Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to...

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On this day in History - November 13 Members Public

1887 – Bloody Sunday... 1918 – World War I: Allied troops occupy Cons... 1994 – In a referendum, voters in Sweden decide to...

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On this day in History - November 6 Members Public

1860 – Abraham Lincoln is elected the... 1947 – Meet the Press, the longest-running television program in...

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On this day in History - October 30 Members Public

1961 – The Soviet Union detonates the Tsar Bomba, the most... 1995 – Quebec citizens narrowly vote (50.58% to 49.42%) in favour...

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On this day in History - Oct 23 Members Public

1850 – The first National Women’s Rights... 1970 – Gary Gabelich sets a land speed... 1998 – Israel and the Palestinian Authority sign...

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