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Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • Charlie Chaplin began his film career at Keystone for $150 a week (1913)
  • Leaders of Molukkas uprising hanged in Ambon (1817)
  • Shannen Doherty (Brenda) is fired from Beverly Hills 90210 (1993)
  • Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI (1994)
  • Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism" (1950)
  • Gen Eisenhower's clerk Rickey marries corporal Pearlie (1944)
  • U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site (1970)
  • 1st submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated (1897)
  • Albert Einstein publishes the General Theory of Relativity (1915)
  • President Clinton names his Labrador retriever, "Buddy" (1997)
  • Pres-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as Secretary of State (1980)
  • Rift at Dutch Reformed Church over "Doleantie" (1886)
  • 8.6 earthquake destroys 15,000 miles (Kansu China); Over 180,000 die (1920)
  • Snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48 (1959)
  • Marinus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding John VIII (882)
  • 1st successful landing on Venus (USSR) (1970)
  • Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its 1st single, "Hey Joe," in the UK (1966)
  • Boer general Kritzinger captured (1901)
  • John Monks/Fred Finklehoff's "Brother Rat," premieres in New York City (1936)
  • Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Josephine by French Senate (1809)

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