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Today In History – April 19 – Oklahoma City Bombing

The American Revolution begins – First blood in the Civil War – First Boston Marathon held – Earthquake rocks Guatemala – Warsaw Ghetto Uprising begins – South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashes in Iowa – The 51-day siege of the Branch Davidian building outside Waco, Texas, USA, ends when a fire breaks out. Eighty-one people die – Oklahoma City bombing the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building explodes

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Today In History – February 25 – First Ever African-American Congressman, A Republican, Sworn In

British surrender Fort Sackville. Legal Tender Act passed. African American congressman sworn in. Eastern Air Lines Flight 304 crashes in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain. Explosion kills hundreds in Brazil

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