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1945 USS Saratoga Struck By 3 Kamikazes
1916 WW I: Start of Battle of Verdun
1635 Michael Romanov Becomes 1st Russian Tzar
1980 U.S. Hockey's 'Miracle on Ice'
1940 Construction of Auschwitz-Birkenau Begins
1862 Civil War: Battle of Valverde
1885 Washington Monument Dedicated
1965 Malcolm X Assassinated

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1945 Fighting Begins on Iwo Jima
1943 Fighting Starts at Battle of Kasserine
1942 WW II: Battle of Kasserine Pass
1962 John Glenn Becomes First American to Orbit Earth
1845 Final Day of John Tyler's Presidency
1725 NH Militiamen Scalp Indians

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