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Today In History – April 26 – Nuclear Explosion At Chernobyl

Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth dies – Polio vaccine trials begin – Nuclear explosion at Chernobyl – President Reagan visits China – The deadliest tornado in world history strikes Central Bangladesh – China Airlines flight 140 crashes at Nagoya Airport in Japan

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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 – February 21 – Washington Monument Dedicated

Marxizm is born, The first telephone book is issued in New Haven, Connecticut, Washington Monument dedicated, llied troops capture Jericho, The New Yorker publishes its first issue, NASCAR founded, Swissair Flight 330 crashis kills 38 passengers, Nixon arrives in China for talks

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Today In History – February 16 – China Airlines Flight 676 Crashes

The most daring act of the age, Civil War: Capture of Fort Donelson, President of France Félix Faure dies in office, Castro sworn in, China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a road and residential area

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