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Journal Pioneer - - ISLAND NEWS -

In 1620, The Mayflower de­parted from Ply­mouth, Eng­land. The ship ar­rived at Province­town, MA, on Novem­ber 21st and then at Ply­mouth, MA, on De­cem­ber 26th. There were 102 pas­sen­gers on­board.

In 1990, An eight-minute video­tape of an ad­dress by U.S. Pres­i­dent Ge­orge H.W. Bush was shown on Iraqi tele­vi­sion. The mes­sage warned that ac­tion of Sad­dam Hus­sein could plunge them into a war “against the world.”

In 1994, Exxon Cor­po­ra­tion was or­dered by fed­eral jury to pay $5 bil­lion in puni­tive da­m­ages to the peo­ple harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.

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