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Events in History

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  • Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest (1970)
  • U.S.S.R. abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany (1958)
  • Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 vs. NZ, Hobart) (1993)
  • 1st rocket to intercept an airplane, White Sands, NM (1951)
  • 1st signal box for San Francisco Police Department goes into operation (1890)
  • "Peter Pan" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 48 performances (1991)
  • Battle of Cortenuova: Emperor Frederik II vs Lombardische steden (1237)
  • "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra) debuts in Frankfurt (1896)
  • Poet Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba) (1991)
  • US soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War (1817)
  • F Goodrich and A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank," premieres in Neth (1956)
  • 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6 (1977)
  • Gerhart Hauptmanns "Der rote Hahn," premieres in Berlin (1901)
  • Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins (1945)
  • Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champ (1991)
  • 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21 (1988)
  • Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract (1950)
  • "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 270 performances (1954)
  • Dutch County Groningen flood by dike break (1587)
  • "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial New York after 66 perf (1977)

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