1940Battle of Britain Comes to a Close
1939Nazi Germany, Soviet Union Sign Non-Aggression Pact
410Visigoths Sack Rome
1927Sacco and Vanzetti Executed
1929Scores of Jews Murdered During Hebron Massacre
1989Reds Manager Pete Rose Banned From Baseball
79Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
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1942Brazil Joins Allies in WW II
1922Irish Pollitician Michael Collins Killed
1952French Prison Devil's Island Closes
1933Barker Gang Tries Its Hand at Robbery
1642English Civil War Begins
1962French President Charles de Gaulle Survives Assassination Attempt
1939Nazi Germany, Soviet Union Sign Non-Aggression Pact
1972Protests at 1972 Republican National Convention
1996Bill Clinton Signs Welfare Reform Legislation
1957China Transfers Bach Long Vi to Vietnam
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