August 26, 1997 in Nation/World

Today In History

 
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In 55 B.C.: Roman forces under Julius Caesar invaded Britain.

In 1883: The Indonesian volcano, Krakatoa, erupted killing more than 36,000 people.

In 1920: The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing American women the right to vote, was declared in effect.


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