Untitled Document1971Paul McCartney announces the formation of his group Wings
1970Mairiam Hargrave of Yorkshire, passes her driving test on 40th try
1970Hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history
1963Great Train Robbery in Britain
1960Niger gains independence from France
1958The USS Nautilus (the first nuclear submarine) passes under the North Pole.
1954First VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) airplane flown
195215th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland
1943A private in an army hospital in Sicily is slapped by U.S. General George S. Patton, who accused the soldier of cowardice. Patton later apologized for the incident, at the request of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
1940Lithuanian is accepted into the USSR
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