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September 9, 2020
The Attica Prison Uprising began on this day in 1971. / On this day in 1924, a strike organized by Filipino sugar planta..
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September 8, 2020
The Delano Grape Strike began on this day in 1965. / On this day in 1504, Michelangelo's David was unveiled to the publi..
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September 7, 2020
Pirates raided the Ganj-i-Sawai on this day in 1695. / On this day in 1936, the last thylacine, aka Tasmanian tiger, die..
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September 6, 2020
The Candia Massacre began on this day in 1898. / On this day, jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden was born in New Orleans.
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September 5, 2020
"Hippie" was first used in print with its current meaning on this day in 1965. / On this day in 1945, Soviet cipher cler..
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September 4, 2020
A series of events known as the Peekskill Riots ended on this day in 1949. / On this day in 1882, Edison's Pearl Street ..
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September 3, 2020
The Whitestone Hill Massacre occurred on this day in 1863. / This day in 1967 is known in Sweden as Dagen H, or H Day, t..
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September 2, 2020
The Great Fire of London began on this day in 1666. / On this day in 1885, white miners killed Chinese miners and looted..
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September 1, 2020
An error during a crash dive led to a catastrophe aboard the submarine USS S-5 on this day in 1920. / On this day in 196..
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August 31, 2020
Mary Ann Nichols was murdered on this day in 1888, the first canonical victim of Jack the Ripper. / On this day in 1963,..
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August 30, 2020
England's master gardener, Lancelot "Capability" Brown, was baptized on this day in 1716. / On this day in 1892, the ste..
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August 29, 2020
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs publicly defended homosexuality at the Congress of German Jurists on this day in 1867, making him ..
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August 28, 2020
Emmett Till was murdered on this day in 1955. / On this day in history, one of the largest recorded geomagnetic storms, ..
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August 27, 2020
The Battle of Ambos Nogales took place on this day in 1918. / On this day in 1883, the eruption of Krakatau reached its ..
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August 26, 2020
The final articles of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen were adopted on this day in 1789, during the ..
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August 25, 2020
The Great Moon Hoax began on this day in 1835. / On this day in 1925, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters held its f..
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August 24, 2020
Vesuvius destroyed Pompeii, Herculaneum and surrounding communities in a volcanic eruption on this day in the year 79. /..
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August 23, 2020
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed on this day in 1927. / On this day in 1973, a bank robbery and hostag..
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August 22, 2020
The First Geneva Convention was signed on this day in 1864. / On this day in 1910, the Japan-Korea Treaty of 1910 was si..
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August 21, 2020
The Haitian Revolution began on this day in 1791. / On this day in 1911, Vincenzo Peruggia stole the "Mona Lisa" from th..
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August 20, 2020
The crew of a ship called the White Lion traded several enslaved Africans for food and repairs on this day in 1619, ofte..
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August 19, 2020
Inventor Philo Farnsworth was born on this day in 1906. / On this day in 1814, entrepreneur and abolitionist Mary Ellen ..
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August 18, 2020
The 19th Amendment was ratified on this day in 1920. / On this day in 1612, the Pendle witch trials began in England.
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August 17, 2020
Leo Frank was lynched on this day in 1915. / On this day in 1887, activist and journalist Marcus Garvey, namesake of the..
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August 16, 2020
The first transatlantic telegraph cable carried its first messages on this day in 1858. / On this day in 1927, an air ra..
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