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Mega Ball: 8
Today in history
1789: Congress established the Department of Foreign Affairs, the forerunner of the Department of State.
1866: Cyrus W. Field finally succeeded, after two failures, in laying the first underwater telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
1953: The Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting.
1960: Vice President Richard M. Nixon was nominated for president at the Republican National Convention in Chicago.
1974: The House Judiciary Committee voted 27-11 to recommend President Nixon’s impeachment on a charge that he had personally engaged in a “course of conduct” designed to obstruct justice in the Watergate case.
1976: Air Force veteran Ray Brennan became the first person to die of so-called Legionnaire’s Disease following an American Legion convention in Philadelphia.
1980: On day 267 of the Iranian hostage crisis, the deposed Shah of Iran died at a military hospital outside Cairo, Egypt, at age 60.
1996: Terror struck the Atlanta Olympics as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, killing one person and injuring more than 100.
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