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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 16 – Charlie Chaplin Born

Washington leaves Mt. Vernon for his inauguration – Charlie Chaplin born – Hallucinogenic effects of LSD discovered – Bernard Baruch coins the term “Cold War” – Texas City explodes – Apollo 16 departs for moon

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Today In History – March 18 – American Express Founded

Grover Cleveland is born in Caldwell, New Jersey – American Express is founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo – Natural gas explosion kills schoolchildren in Texas – U.S. bombs Cambodia for the first time – Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube is removed at the request of her husband

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