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Today In History – April 20 – Columbine High School Massacre

New York adopts state constitution – First detective story is published – New sound process for films announced – Korean Air Lines jet forced down over Soviet Union – The Good Friday Massacre, an extremely violent ice hockey playoff game, is played in Montreal, Canada – Columbine High School massacre

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Today In History – March 25 – Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City – Verdict is announced in Scottsboro case – Soviets announce withdrawal from Iran – An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111 – The EEC (Common Market) founded – Johnson meets with the “Wise Men” – King Faisal assassinated

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Today In History – March 14 – Albert Einstein Born

Albert Einstein born – The FBI debuts 10 Most Wanted – Jack Ruby sentenced to death – JFK’s body moved to permanent gravesite – Gorbachev elected president of the Soviet Union – An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hits southeastern Iran

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Today In History – March 11 – Madrid Train Bombings

Congress establishes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Mikhail Gorbachev becomes the Soviet Union’s leader – Lithuania proclaims its independence – Janet Reno becomes the first female Attorney General of the United States – Madrid train bombings – Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as first female president of Chile

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