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Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 31

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 31 ... 1926: Escape artist Harry Houdini dies in Detroit of peritonitis resulting from a ruptured appendix. Ook op hierdie dag: 1941: The Navy destroyer USS Reuben James is torpedoed by a Ger...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 30

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This is a Oct. 30, 1974 file photo of Muhammad Ali, reg, as he stands back as referee Zack Clayton calls the count over opponent George Foreman, red shorts, in Kinshasa, Zaire. (AP-foto, lêer) On thi...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 29

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(AP-foto) Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 29 ... 1929: "Black Tuesday" descends upon the New York Stock Exchange. Prices collapse amid panic selling and thousands of investors are wiped out as America’s “Great De...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 28

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 28 ... 1886: The Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, is dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland. Ook op hierdie dag: 1726: The original edition of “Gulliver’...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 27

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close Video Pittsburgh authorities: 11 fatalities in synagogue attack Authorities say a gunman opened fire during a baby naming ceremony Saturday morning at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's Squirrel ...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 26

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 26 ... 2001: President George W.. Bush signs the USA Patriot Act, giving authorities unprecedented ability to search, seize, detain or eavesdrop in their pursuit of possible terrorists. Also o...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 25

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 25 ... 1964: The Rolling Stones appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show" vir die eerste keer. Ook op hierdie dag: 1400: Geoffrey Chaucer, "the Father of English literature," dies in London. 1760: Koning ...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 24

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In this Nov. 28, 1999 lêerfoto, Rosa Parks smiles during a ceremony where she received the Congressional Medal of Freedom in Detroit. (AP) Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 24 ... 2005: Civil rights icon Rosa Parks di...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 23

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Judge Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination was derailed 32 jare terug. (Associated Press) Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 23 ... 1987: Die VSA. Senate rejects, 58-42, the Supreme Court nomination of Robert H. Bork. DIE...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 22

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 22 ... 1979: Die VSA. government allows the deposed Shah of Iran to travel to New York for medical treatment — a decision that precipitates the Iran hostage crisis. Ook op hierdie dag: 1797: ...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 21

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 21 ... 1892: Thomas Edison perfects a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J. Ook op hierdie dag: 1797: Die VSA. Navy frigate Constitution, ook bekend as "Old Ironsides," ek ...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 20

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 20 ... 2011: Muammar Qaddafi, 69, Libya's dictator for 42 jare, is killed as revolutionary fighters overwhelm his hometown of Sirte and capture the last major bastion of resistance two month...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 19

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 19 ... 1987: The stock market crashes as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges 508 punte, of 22.6 percent in value (its biggest daily percentage loss), to close at 1,738.74 in what came t...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 18

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 18 ... 1912: Black boxing champion Jack Johnson is arrested in Chicago, accused of violating the Mann Act because of his relationship with his White girlfriend, Lucille Cameron. (The case colla...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 17

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Al Capone was widely thought to have ordered the St. Valentine's Day Massacre hit, but the gangster was careful to make sure he was in Florida when the killing started. (AP) Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 17 ... 1931...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 16

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 16 ... 1962: The Cuban missile crisis begins as President John F. Kennedy is informed that reconnaissance photos reveal the presence of missile bases in Cuba. Ook op hierdie dag: 1793: During t...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 14

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(Foto deur Keystone / Getty Images) Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 14 ... 1964: Martin Luther King Jr.. is named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. (He would receive the award on Dec. 10, 1964.) Ook op hierdie dag: 1912:...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 12

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 12 ... 2000: Seventeen sailors are killed in a suicide bomb attack on the destroyer USS Cole in Yemen. Ook op hierdie dag: 1492: According to the Old Style calendar, Christopher Columbus' exp...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 11

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 11 ... 1991: Getuienis voor die Senaat se regbank, Anita Hill accuses Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her; Thomas reappears before the panel to denounce ...

Hierdie dag in die geskiedenis: Okt.. 10

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Op hierdie dag, Okt.. 10 ... 1845: die VSA. Naval Academy is established in Annapolis, Md. Ook op hierdie dag: 1913: The Panama Canal is effectively completed as President Woodrow Wilson sends a signal from the Whit...

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