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October 29, 1923: Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)
December 22, 1963: Official 30-day mourning period for President John F. Kennedy ends
June 19, 1947: 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca
October 2, 1963: Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 Yankees
November 20, 1980: Steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes 1st solar-powered flight

Events That Made History Today - March 25

1 - Origin of Dionysian Incarnation of the Word
31 - 1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguus
421 - Friday at 12 PM - city of Venice founded
708 - Constantine begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1133 - William the Conqueror orders 1st Domesday Survey of England
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - March 26

1027 - John XIX crowns Conrad II the Salier Roman German emperor
1147 - Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence
1150 - Tichborne family of Hampshire England started tradition of giving a Gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise
1526 - King Francois I returns Spanish captivity to France
1534 - Lubeck accept free Dutch ships into East Sea
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Events That Made History Yesterday - March 24

1379 - End of Gelderse war victory
1545 - German Parliament opens in Worms
1550 - France and England sign Peace of Boulogne
1603 - Scottish king James VI becomes King James I of England
1629 - 1st game law passed in American colonies, by Virginia
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1987 - The Year That Was

January 1: 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico
January 1: China's rudimentary civil code in effect
January 1: International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins
January 2: Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ
January 2: Troops of Chad President Habre conquer Fada oasis
January 3: "Oh Coward!" closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 56 performances
January 3: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist Aretha Franklin
January 3: Singer/Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City
January 3: "Smile" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City after 48 performances
January 4: 16 die in a train crash in Chase Md
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