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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 – April 12 – First Space Shuttle Launched

British repeal hated Townshend Act – The Civil War begins – First movie “palace” opens –  President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies – First man in space – First space shuttle launched – A female suicide bomber detonated at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda open-air market

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