TO­DAY in HIS­TORY

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1864 — He­lena, Mon­tana’s cap­i­tal, founded

1888 — First ball­point pen patented

1905 — Oc­to­ber Man­i­festo: Rus­sian Czar Ni­cholas II grants civil lib­er­ties

1918 — Slo­vakia asks for cre­ation of Cze­choslo­vakian state

1919 — Base­ball league pres­i­dents call for abol­ish­ment of the spit­ball

1922 — Mus­solini forms cab­i­net in Italy

1930 — Turkey and Greece sign a treaty of friend­ship

1938 — Or­son Welles pan­ics a na­tion with broad­cast of “War of the Worlds”

1939 — USSR, Ger­many agree on par­ti­tion­ing Poland

1944 — Anne Frank (of di­ary fame) is de­ported from Auschwitz to Belsen

1953 — Dr. Al­bert Sch­weitzer and Gen. George C. Mar­shall win No­bel Peace Prize

1956 — Is­rael cap­tures Egyp­tian mil­i­tary post at El-Thamad

1961 — Soviet Union tests a 58-mega­ton hy­dro­gen bomb

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