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UNITED FRONT

On this date in 1707, Scot­land and Eng­land were united un­der the name of Great Bri­tain.

TALL BUILD­ING

On this date in 1931, the $40 mil­lion Em­pire State Build­ing was com­pleted in New York. It held the ti­tle of the world’s tallest build­ing for two decades.

WISE WORDS

On this date in 1992, on the third day of the Los Angeles ri­ots, beaten mo­torist Rod­ney King ap­pealed for calm, ask­ing, “Can we all get along?”

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