Untitled Document1975Last South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years
1967Svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin's daughter) defects in NYC
1965New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season
1960Brasilia becomes the capital of Brazil
1954Gregori Malenkov becomes premier of USSR
1952BOAC begins first passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)
1917Foundation of Imperial War Graves Commission, The purpose of the commission was to erect and maintain war memorials and cemeteries
1910Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], author, dies in Redding Conn
1898Spanish-American War begins
1865Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington
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Amelia Dyer was convicted and hanged for the murder of a single child although she was believed to have possibly murdered more than 400 children over a twenty year period. Her motive for the killings was believed to be making money out of adopting the youngsters.
Untitled Document1958Andy McDowell
1926HM Queen Elizabeth II
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