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Milestones

Ten years ago: Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole formally announced a bid for the Republican presidential nomination during a visit to his hometown of Russell, Kan.

Five years ago: Visiting London, Russian President Boris Yeltsin appealed for help in rescheduling his country’s debt, and urged British businesses to invest.

One year ago: President Clinton used his weekly radio address to condemn the decision of the nation’s distillers to end their voluntary ban on airing hard-liquor ads, calling it “simply irresponsible.” Evander Holyfield upset Mike Tyson to win the WBA heavyweight title in an 11-round fight in Las Vegas.



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