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2015 Event - The four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta have been put on display at the British Library in London; access is limited to scholars and to 1,215 viewers from all over the world who were selected by lottery

2014 Event - India has put the INS Kolkata into service; the battleship, built locally, is the second to be commissioned this year and signals the nation's intent to update its military in response to concern regarding China's growth

2014 Event - The U.S. is pressing Iraq to put a new government into place as soon as possible in order to keep the nation from being torn apart by sectarian violence; the U.S. plans to send military advisors but not direct military assistance at this time

2014 Event - Unidentified remains of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack are put to rest in a private depository next to the museum at the World Trade Center Memorial site; the remains will not be accessible or viewable to the public

2014 Event - The government of the U.K. has announced that it will put 11 million pounds into the funding of the Square Kilometer Array project, a radio telescope that will collect massive amounts of data from space, requiring immense computing resources

2014 Event - Switzerland votes to put a quota on the number of immigrants to the country from the European Union; 50.4% of voters approved of the measure

2013 Event - The landscape painting, 'Sunset at Montmajour,' becomes the first full-sized Van Gogh painting to be confirmed since 1928; it is put on display at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum

2012 Event - The U.N. condemns North Korea for launching a long-range Unha rocket; North Korea claims its purpose is to put its first satellite into space, but critics say the launch is a disguised ballistic missile test

2012 Event - Progress is made on the U.K. and European Union's tallest building when the spire of the Shard London Bridge is put in place

2010 Event - Hossein Marashi, former Vice-President of Iran, is put in jail after being accused of spreading propaganda

2003 Death - Nina Simone, singer, I Put a Spell on You, dies at 70

2000 Death - Screamin' Jay Hawkins, R and B singer, I Put a Spell on You, dies at 70

1996 Event - John Bobbitt is put under house arrest in Las Vegas for 120 days

1994 Event - Stanley Betrian put in charge of Curacao

1990 Event - Cost of rescuing savings and loan failures is put at up to $130 billion

1983 Event - Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 home runs onto roof at Comiskey Park

1983 Event - Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m

1982 Event - U.S.S.R. Salyut 7 space station put into orbit

1981 Birthday - Beyonce Knowles, born in Houston, Texas, singer, actress, dancer, song, 'Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)', earned six Grammy Awards, worth over $87 million dollars

1978 Event - Velcro was 1st put on the market

1975 Event - Brian Oldfield of U.S. put shot 75', an unofficial record

1971 Event - Eisenhower dollar put into circulation

1970 Event - New York Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher

1970 Event - Japan becomes 4th nation to put a satellite, Osumi, in orbit

1969 Event - Jackie DeShannon gets Gold Record for "Put Little Love in Your Heart"

1966 Death - Walt Disney, animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation

1965 Event - 1st shut put over 70' (Randy Matson 70' 7")

1961 Event - East Germany begins erecting 5' high wall along the border with the west to replace the barbed wire put up Aug 13

1961 Event - 1st all-solid-propellant rocket put in orbit, Wallops Island, Va

1957 Birthday - Pam Tillis, born in Plant City, Florida, singer, country music genre, daughter of Mel Tillis, album, 'Put Yourself in My Place' certified gold by the RIAA

1956 Event - "I Love Lucy" Christmas show airs, never put in syndication

1956 Event - Hungarian revolt put down

1954 Event - President Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system

1954 Event - TV Dinner was 1st put on sale by Swanson and Sons

1949 Birthday - Geoff Capes, born in Holbeach, England, shot putter, two-time winner, World's Strongest Man title, two-time Commonwealth Games shot put champion

1945 Event - 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany

1943 Event - Federal troops put down racial riot in Detroit 30 dead

1942 Birthday - Rob de Nijs, Dutch singer, Put a candle in your window

1942 Event - German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier

1941 Event - Jews caught outside Polish Ghetto walls could be put to death

1941 Birthday - Paul Anka, born in Ottawa, Ontario, singer, Put Your Head on My Shoulder

1939 Birthday - Barry Mann, R&B singer, Who Put the Bomp in the Bomp Bomp Bomp

1939 Birthday - Barry Mann, vocalist, Who Put the Bump

1937 Event - Phillies Dolph Camilli, plays 1st base and registers no put outs

1932 Event - Dnjepr Dam in U.S.S.R. put into operation (world's biggest)

1931 Birthday - Teresa Brewer, Toledo Ohio, singer, Put Another Nickel In

1929 Birthday - "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins, born in Cleveland, rocker, I Put a Spell on You

1925 Event - 1st waterless gas storage tank put into service, Michigan City, Ind

1908 Event - 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room

1903 Event - In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleveland, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park and forfeits game

1900 Event - U.S. troops arrive in Beijing, help put down Boxer Rebellion

1883 Event - "Buffalo Bill" Cody put on his 1st Wild West Show

1871 Event - Paris communards revolt put down

1866 Birthday - Henri [Hendrik J] Hall, Dutch MP/comic, Put a Lid on it

1865 Event - Fire alarm and police telegraph system put into operation in San Francisco

1861 Event - Colonel Charles Stone is put in charge of organizing DC militia

1730 Event - States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"

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