TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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In 1949, Wil­helm Pieck be­came the first pres­i­dent of the East Ger­man Repub­lic.

In 1952, CFBT in Mon­treal car­ried the first tele­vised hockey game in Canada -Mon­treal ver­sus Detroit.

In 1960, Ot­tawa an­nounced a pro­gram to help low­in­come fam­i­lies ob­tain rental hous­ing.

In 1979, Cuban Pres­i­dent Fidel Cas­tro vis­ited New York for the first time in 19 years.

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