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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 16 – James Madison, Father of the Constitution, Is Born

James Madison, Father of the Constitution, is born – U.S. Military Academy established – Reagan orders troops into Honduras – William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, was kidnapped – Terry Anderson kidnapped

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