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Today In History – April 09 – First Astronauts Introduced

Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska –  Tornado reduces Oklahoma town to rubble – First astronauts introduced – The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight – “Chicago Eight” plead not guilty – John Major’s Conservative Party wins an unprecedented fourth general election victory in the United Kingdom – Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles marry

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Today In History – March 13 – U.S. Army Launches K-9 Corps

Czar Alexander II assassinated – Impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson begins – U.S. Army launches K-9 Corps – Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska – An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey – The Dunblane massacre

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Today In History – February 24 – President Andrew Johnson Impeached

President Andrew Johnson impeached. Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament. Reagan announces Caribbean Basin Initiative. Supreme Court defends right to satirize public figures. United Airlines Flight 811, bound for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight. Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years

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