TO­DAY in HIS­TORY

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1517 — Luther posts 95 the­ses on Wit­ten­berg church: Protes­tant Ref­or­ma­tion

1815 — Humphrey Davy of Lon­don pa­tents miner’s safety lamp

1864 — Ne­vada ad­mit­ted as 36th U.S. state

1922 — Ben­ito Mus­solini (Il Duce) be­comes premier of Italy

1950 — Col­lazo, Tor­resola at­tempt to kill Tru­man in Wash­ing­ton, D.C.

1952 — First ther­monu­clear bomb det­o­nated at Mar­shall Is­lands

1954 — Al­ge­rian Rev­o­lu­tion against French be­gins

1956 — Bri­tain, France be­gin to bomb Egypt to re­open the Suez Canal

1959 — Lee Har­vey Oswald an­nounces in Moscow he will never re­turn to the U.S.

1964 — Bar­bra Streisand’s “Peo­ple” album goes #1 for 5 weeks

1968 — Pres­i­dent Johnson or­ders a halt to all bomb­ing of North Viet­nam

1980 — Ju­lian Nott sets world hot-air bal­loon al­ti­tude record (16,806 me­ters)

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