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April 17, 1956: U.S.S.R.'s Cominform (Parliament) dissolves
March 29, 1942: German submarine U-585 sinks
May 31, 1906: Attack on King Alfonso XIII and Victoria von Battenberg in Madrid
July 19, 1941: 1st U.S. Army flying school for black cadets dedicated
February 28, 1960: U.S. wins Olympic hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4

Events That Made History Today - July 15

1099 - 1st Crusaders capture and plunder Jerusalem
1205 - Pope Innocent III states Jews are doomed to perpetual servitude and subjugation due to crucifixion of Jesus
1307 - Duke Henrik van Karinthie chosen king of Bohemia
1410 - Battle of Tannenburg-Teutonic Knights vs King Ladislas II of Poland
1500 - "Blood Wedding" of Astorre Baglione and Lavinia Colonna in Perugia family Baglione massacre
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - July 16

390 - Brennus and Gauls defeat Romans at Allia
463 - Start of Lunar Cycle of Hilarius
622 - Moslem Era begins-Mahomet begins flight from Mecca to Medina (Hejira)
622 - Origin of Islamic Era (Muharram 1, 1 AH)
1054 - Michael Caerularius excommunicated of Constantinople
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Events That Made History Yesterday - July 14

1420 - Battle at Vitkov Zizka's hill (Prague): Taboriets beat Bohemia
1520 - Battle of Otumba Mexico: Hernan Cortes and Tlascala's vs Aztecs
1535 - Emperor Charles V conquerors Tunis
1544 - English troops attack The Canal
1581 - English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested
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1879 - The Year That Was

January 1: John Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig
January 2: 1st Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG
January 2: British battleship Thunder explodes in Gulf of Ismid, 9 die
January 2: Dr. Benjamin E Mays, named president of Atlanta Board of Education
January 2: Northwestern League (minor baseball league) organized, Rockford, Ill
January 7: Dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont
January 9: Cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Fort Robinson
January 9: Kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas
January 11: Zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins
January 12: British Zulu War begins: Lieutenant-General Chelmsford invades Zululand
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