TO­DAY in HIS­TORY

The Korea Times - - OPINION -

1861 — U.S. Army abol­ishes flog­ging 1914 — First traf­fic light in­stalled (Eu­clid Ave. and E. 105th St., Cleve­land)

1924 — Comic strip “Lit­tle Or­phan Annie” by Harold Gray, de­buts

1945 — Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6. in Ja­pan)

1953 — Op­er­a­tion “Big Switch” Korean War pris­oner ex­changed at Pan­munjeom

1962 — Nel­son Man­dela ar­rested for in­cite­ment and il­le­gally leav­ing South Africa

1963 — Bri­tain, the U.S. and the USSR sign nu­clear test ban treaty

1964 — Bea­tles record “Leave My Kit­ten Alone”

1964 — The U.S. be­gins bomb­ing North Viet­nam

1966 — Martin Luther King Jr. stoned dur­ing Chicago march

1969 — Mariner 7 flies past Mars 1973 — The USSR launches Mars 6 1974 — Joan Jett forms her rock group the Run­aways

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