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Today In History – April 18 – The Great San Francisco Earthquake

The Great San Francisco Earthquake – Joan of Arc is beatified in Rome – BBC Radio announces that there is no news on that day – Suicide bomber destroys U.S. embassy in Beirut – The United States launches Operation Praying Mantis – Chinese students protest against government – Fifty-year-old Mark Martin wins NASCAR race

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Today In History – March 04 – Jeannette Rankin, A Republican, Becomes The First Female Member of the United States House of Representatives

Government under the U.S. Constitution begins – Abraham Lincoln inaugurated – Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives – Frances Perkins becomes the first female member of the United States Cabinet – Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis marry – Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of CanadaFDR inaugurated – A massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London

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