|August 24, 1950 in History|
Edith Sampson named 1st black U.S. delegate to U.N.
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1969 Peru nationalizes U.S. oil interests
1949 NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, goes into effect
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1909 Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal
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