Today in history
2006– California Senate passes Global Warming Solutions Act
2003– Movie tough guy Charles Bronson dies
1989– A murdering couple is sentenced to death
1983– First African American in space
1980– Christopher Cross has his first of two #1 hits with “Sailing”
1974– Train crashes into station in Yugoslavia
1970– Elections held in South Vietnam
1969– Ho Chi Minh responds to Nixon letter
1967– Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice
1966– China agrees to provide aid to North Vietnam
1965– Casey Stengel retires
1963– The U.S.-Soviet “hot line” goes into operation
1945– MacArthur arrives in Japan
1918– Vladimir Lenin shot
1918– The Belfort Ruse
1904– Henry James returns to the U.S.
1880– Apache Chief Diablo is killed
1862– Rebels rout Yankees at the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky
1776– Washington refuses Howe’s letter
30– Cleopatra commits suicide
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