TO­DAY in HIS­TORY

The Korea Times - - OPINION -

1781 — Bat­tle of Vir­ginia Capes, French de­feat Bri­tish, traps Corn­wal­lis

1836 — Sam Hous­ton elected pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic of Texas

1900 — France pro­claims a pro­tec­torate over Chad

1905 — Treaty of Portsmouth ends the Russo-Ja­panese War

1914 — The Bat­tle of Marne (WWI) be­gins

1922 — Yan­kees fi­nal game at the Polo Grounds, af­ter seven years

1944 — Allies lib­er­ate Brus­sels

1953 — First pri­vately op­er­ated atomic re­ac­tor, Raleigh NC

1958 — “Doc­tor Zhivago” by Boris Paster­nak pub­lished in the U.S.

1958 — First color video record­ing on mag­netic tape pre­sented, Char­lotte, N.C.

1968 — 21 killed by hi­jack­ers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi, Pak­istan

1972 — 11 Is­raeli ath­letes are slain at Mu­nich Olympics

1975 — Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme at­tempts to as­sas­si­nate Ford in Sacra­mento

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