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Palestinian Commandeers Taxi In Tel Aviv Stabs Driver Injures Eight

A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank commandeered a taxi in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv before dawn on Monday, stabbing the driver and then injuring seven others, including police officers, after crashing into a roadblock, a police spokeswoman said.

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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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Today In History – March 20 – Republican Party Founded

Republican Party founded –  An earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina – President Lyndon B. Johnson sends federal troops to Alabama – Nerve gas attack on Tokyo subway

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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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