TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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On this date in 1943, Prime Min­is­ter Macken­zie King, Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill and U.S. Pres­i­dent

Franklin Roo­sevelt met with mil­i­tary plan­ners at Que­bec City to dis­cuss the in­va­sion of France and Pa­cific cam­paigns.

In 1977, the big­gest man­hunt in New York City his­tory ended with the ar­rest of David Berkowitz as the “Son of Sam” killer, who mur­dered six peo­ple and wounded seven oth­ers in one year. He was later sen­tenced to 365 years in prison.

In 2008, mas­sive ex­plo­sions and fire at a propane stor­age fa­cil­ity in north-end Toronto neigh­bour­hood forced the evac­u­a­tion of thou­sands of res­i­dents.

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