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Park Chung Hee assassinated
On this day in 1979, South Korean President Park Chung Hee was assassinated by his lifelong friend Kim Jae Kyu, the head of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency, who was sentenced to death for his actions.


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Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin awarded Nobel Peace Prize
On this day in 1978, Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Menachem Begin of Israel were awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace for negotiations that resulted first in the Camp David Accords, then in a peace treaty between their countries.


https://www.britannica.com/on-this-day/October-27

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Statue of Liberty dedicated
On this day in 1886 U.S. President Grover Cleveland officially dedicated the Statue of Liberty—a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States—on Bedloe's (later Liberty) Island in Upper New York Bay.


https://www.britannica.com/on-this-day/October-28

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Collapse of U.S. stock market prices
Just five days after nearly 13 million shares of U.S. stock were sold in one day in 1929, an additional 16 million shares were sold this day, called “Black Tuesday,” further fuelling the crisis known as the Great Depression.


https://www.britannica.com/on-this-day/October-29

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Henry Tudor crowned king of England
Henry Tudor, who was crowned Henry VII on this day in 1485, founded the Tudor dynasty, ended the Wars of the Roses, used his children's marriages to build alliances, and signed treaties that increased England's power.


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Luther's Ninety-five Theses posted
According to tradition, Martin Luther this day in 1517 posted on a church door in Wittenberg, Germany, his Ninety-five Theses, a manifesto that turned a protest about an indulgence scandal into the Protestant Reformation.


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First thermonuclear bomb tested by the United States
On this day in 1952 on an atoll of the Marshall Islands, Edward Teller and other American scientists tested the first thermonuclear bomb, its power resulting from an uncontrolled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction.


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2000 The first resident crew—including one American and two Russians—arrived at the International Space Station.


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Another section of Great Wall of China discovered
Announced on this day in 1998 was the discovery in the Hui Autonomous Region of Ningxia of a previously unknown 15.5-mile (25-km) segment of the Great Wall of China, which runs a total of about 4,500 miles (7,300 km)


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Yitzhak Rabin assassinated
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, corecipient with Shimon Peres and Yasir ?Arafat of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1994, was assassinated this day in 1995 by a Jewish extremist while attending a peace rally.


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Gunpowder Plot
Celebrated with fireworks as Guy Fawkes Day, this English holiday marks the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot, when Roman Catholics led by Robert Catesby tried to blow up Parliament, the king, and his family this day in 1605.


https://www.britannica.com/on-this-day/November-5

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Abraham Lincoln elected president of the United States
On this day in 1860, Americans elected as their president Abraham Lincoln, whose victory led to the secession of Southern states and the long and bloody Civil War that lasted until 1865 and ended slavery in the U.S.


https://www.britannica.com/on-this-day/November-6

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1956: Eisenhower re-elected with record vote
Eisenhower is returned to the White House with the biggest share of votes for 100 years.


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1974: Police hunt Lord Lucan after murder
Detectives are searching for British aristocrat Lord Lucan following the death of his children's nanny last night.


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1996 Evander Holyfield scored a technical knockout of Mike Tyson to win the heavyweight boxing championship for a third time.


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