TO­DAY in HIS­TORY

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1648 — Dutch, French agree to di­vide St. Maarten, Lee­ward Is­lands

1790 — Chrysan­the­mums are in­tro­duced into Eng­land from China

1811 — Carta­gena Colom­bia de­clares in­de­pen­dence from Spain

1864 — Sher­man’s troops de­stroy Rome, Ge­or­gia

1918 — Armistice Day: WWI ends (at 11 a.m. on West­ern Front)

1925 — Louis Arm­strong records first of “Hot Five & Hot Seven” record­ings

1925 — Robert Mil­likan an­nounces dis­cov­ery of cos­mic rays

1939 — Kate Smith first sings Irv­ing Ber­lin’s “God Bless Amer­ica”

1942 — Dur­ing WWII, Ger­many com­pletes their oc­cu­pa­tion of France

1968 — John Len­non, Yoko Ono ap­pear nude on cover of “2 Vir­gins” al­bum

1968 — Mal­dives (in In­dian Ocean) be­come a repub­lic

1972 — U.S. Army turns over Long Bihn base to South Viet­namese army

1975 — An­gola gains in­de­pen­dence

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