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Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • U.K. flies 24,000 rolls of Beatle wallpaper to U.S. (1964)
  • British Army captures Goch (1945)
  • Chicago Black Hawks, record 262nd NHL game without being shut-out (1973)
  • Darius Milhaud and Jean Cocteau's ballet, premieres in Paris (1920)
  • John Wilkes thrown out of Engl House of Commons for "Essay on Women" (1764)
  • 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York City (1977)
  • Confederate Constitution and presidency are declared permanent (1862)
  • Battle of Verdun in WW I begins (1 million casualties) (1916)
  • Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg (1925)
  • North Carolina Legislature, adjourns for day to mark death of Frederick Douglass (1895)
  • U.S.S.R. announces Iraq agrees to a proposal to end Persian Gulf War U.S. calls the plan unacceptable (1991)
  • England begins trial against Joan of Arc (1431)
  • Cardinal Willebrands installed as archbishop of Utrecht (1976)
  • WHK-AM in Cleveland OH begins radio transmissions (1922)
  • Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt (1946)
  • 1st American Indian newspaper in U.S., "Cherokee Phoenix," published (1828)
  • US capture record 820 lbs of heroin ($1 B street value)[dup] (1989)
  • Michiel A de Ruyter appointed lt-admiral-general of Dutch fleet (1673)
  • Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," premieres in New York City (1991)
  • Richard Nixon becomes 1st U.S. president to visit China (1972)

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