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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 – April 17 – Benjamin Franklin Dies

Benjamin Franklin dies – Volcanic eruption kills 80,000 – JFK waits for word on the Bay of Pigs invasion – Apollo 13 returns to Earth – Sami Hammad, a Palestinian suicide bomber, detonates an explosive device in Tel Aviv, killing 11 people and injuring 70

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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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Today In History – March 29 – U.S. Withdraws From Vietnam

John Tyler is born – Herbert Hoover has telephone installed in Oval Office – The Mad Bomber strikes in New York – U.S. withdraws from Vietnam – Earthquake and volcano do double damage in Mexico – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark (10,006.78) for the first time – Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, including bars and restaurants – Two female suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40

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Today In History – March 21 – Suicide Bomber Kills 3, Injures 49 In Tel Aviv Coffee Shop

Stanley begins search for Livingstone –  Series of tornadoes hits Southeast U.S. – President Carter announces Olympic boycott – In a Tel Aviv, Israel coffee shop, a suicide bomber kills 3 and injures 49

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