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Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • Rose Franken's "Another Language," premieres in New York City (1932)
  • Patent granted for thimble (1684)
  • U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR (1982)
  • Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country (1976)
  • France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria (1961)
  • New York Yankee Jack Chesbro's 1st of 41 wins this year (1904)
  • Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel (1949)
  • Luftwaffe bombs Bath (1942)
  • "Big River" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 1005 performances (1985)
  • Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan (1994)
  • Mariners mgr Maury Wills is suspended for 2 games after ordering Seattle's grounds crew to enlarge batter's boxes by one foot (1981)
  • For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game (1985)
  • Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed (1994)
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic (1976)
  • Abortion legalized in Colorado (1967)
  • Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran (1980)
  • British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested) (1954)
  • 25th Academy of Country Music Awards: Clint Black and Kathy Mattea win (1990)
  • 45 countries convene United Nations Conference on International Organization in SF (1945)
  • Chancellor Willy Brandt sect Gunther Guillaume found to be a spy (1974)

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