October 12, 2007 in City

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The Spokesman-Review

Thursday’s Washington Daily Game: 5-6-0

Thursday’s Washington Keno: 5-10-15- 16-17-18-19-22-27-32-39-50-52- 55-56-57-58-61-75-79

Today in history

Oct. 12, 1492 (Old Style calendar; Oct. 21 New Style), Christopher Columbus arrived with his expedition in the present-day Bahamas.

1933: Bank robber John Dillinger escaped from a jail in Allen County, Ohio, with the help of his gang, who killed the sheriff, Jess Sarber.

1960: Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev disrupted a U.N. General Assembly session by pounding his desk with a shoe when a speaker criticized his country.

1976: It was announced in China that Hua Guofeng had been named to succeed the late Mao Zedong as chairman of the Communist Party.

1997: Singer John Denver was killed in the crash in Monterey Bay, Calif.

2000: 17 sailors were killed in a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. destroyer Cole in Yemen.

2002: A bomb blamed on Islamic militants destroyed a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, many of them foreign tourists.

2006: The U.S. introduced a resolution in the U.N. Security Council to punish North Korea for its nuclear test.

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