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Events in History

Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater New York City after 463 performances (1967)
  • Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince-regent (1922)
  • National Organization for Aid to Underground, LO, forms (1942)
  • Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) closes down (reopen 12/31) (1966)
  • George Meany appointed as chairman of AFL (1952)
  • U-600 sinks in Atlantic Ocean (1943)
  • Upper-Volta milt coup under Col Saye Zerbo, president Lamizana flees (1980)
  • "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 460 performances (1959)
  • 35 Amistad survivors return to Africa (1841)
  • Confederate plot to burn New York City, fails (1864)
  • Farmer's Almanac 1st published (1792)
  • Maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure (1973)
  • Princess Anne flies from London to Nottingham (1688)
  • 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11 (1990)
  • William Schroeder, is 2nd to receive Jarvik-7 artificial heart (1984)
  • Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship (1980)
  • German Jews in Netherlands declared stateless (lose of nationality) (1941)
  • Congo milt coup under Gen Mobutu, President Kasavubu overthrown (1965)
  • 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6 (1944)
  • Belgium government Jaspar falls (1929)

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