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The explosion of the Marine Corps building in Beirut, Lebanon
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National Day in ( Hungary 1956);
in New Zealand (2017);
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Chulalongkorn Memorial Day refimprove; cleanup required
42 BCE – Roman Republican civil wars: At the , Second Battle of Philippi Brutus's army was decisively defeated by Mark Antony and Octavian.
425 – became Valentinian III emperor of the Western Roman Empire at the age of six.
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1641 – Irish Catholic gentry in Ulster tried to of seize control Dublin Castle, the seat of English rule in Ireland, to force concessions to Catholics.
1642 – The , the first Battle of Edgehill pitched battle of the First English Civil War between the Royalists and the Parliamentarians, was fought to an inconclusive result near Edge Hill and Kineton in southern Warwickshire.
1739 – The between Great Britain declared war on Spain, spurred on by the severing of War of Jenkins' Ear Robert Jenkins's ear.
1812 – General Claude François de Malet to overthrow began a conspiracy Napoleon, claiming that the Emperor died in Russia and that he was now the commandant of Paris.
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1906 – Early flight: flew the Alberto Santos-Dumont aircraft for 60 metres (200 ft) at a height of two to three metres (10 ft).
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1953 – in the Philippines made the first television broadcast in Alto Broadcasting System Southeast Asia on DZAQ-TV.
1958 – In his comic series in the weekly magazine Johan and Peewit , Belgian cartoonist Spirou Peyo introduced a new set of small sky blue characters known as .
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1972 – Vietnam War: , a U.S. bombing campaign against Operation Linebacker North Vietnam in response to its Easter Offensive, ended after five months.
1989 – A massive ripped through the explosion and fire Houston Chemical Complex, killing 23 employees and injuring 314 others.
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2001 – The , the line of iPod portable media players designed and marketed by Apple, was launched.
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