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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • Fire destroys part of SF (1851)
  • Pope Stephen IV, [V] elected to succeed Leo III (816)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act) (1944)
  • Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance (1969)
  • President Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (1941)
  • 2 Habash terrorists attack a travel agency in Greece killing 2 (1981)
  • Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II (1675)
  • German social-democratic party (SPD) forbidden (1933)
  • Virgin Islands receives a constitution from U.S. (Organic Act) (1936)
  • Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes (1982)
  • Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn (1944)
  • Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner (1894)
  • Germany attacks the Soviet Union and occupies the Baltic states (1941)
  • Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss (1889)
  • "I Hate Hamlet" closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City after 88 performances (1991)
  • Supreme Court ruled juries of less than 12 are constitutional (1970)
  • Arkansas re-enters US (1868)
  • "Here Come Da Judge" by The Buena Vistas peaks at #88 (1968)
  • 2 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg IDed as Czar Nicholas II and wife (1992)
  • Shunryu Suzuki completes his historical Japan to San Francisco voyage (1959)

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