To­day in history

Townsville Bulletin - - OPINION -

1542

Pope Paul III es­tab­lishes the Ro­man In­qui­si­tion to fight Protes­tantism

1873

Jesse James and his gang pull off the first train rob­bery in the US, tak­ing $ 3,000 from the Rock Is­land Ex­press in Iowa

1962

In­dian and Chi­nese troops clash in two dis­puted ar­eas of Kash­mir

1973

France ex­plodes nu­clear de­vice over South Pa­cific is­land de­spite world­wide protests

1994

For­mer dis­si­dent au­thor Alexan­der Solzhen­it­syn re­turns to Moscow 20 years af­ter he was ex­pelled

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