Today's History
1966 Sir Francis Chichester begins 1st solo ocean voyage around the world
1955 Guinness Book of World Records 1st published
1945 U.S. troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender
1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact, where 60 nations agree to outlaw war
1883 Krakatoa, west of Java, explodes with a force of 1,300 megatons
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Today's Birthdays
1910 - Mother Teresa
1908 - Lyndon B. Johnson
1890 - Man Ray
1865 - Charles G. Dawes
1770 - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel




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