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Today in history

1804: The French civil code, or the “Code Napoleon” as it was later called, was adopted.

1907: U.S. Marines arrived in Honduras to protect American lives and interests in the wake of political violence.

1946: The United Nations set up temporary headquarters at Hunter College in New York.

1960: Some 70 people were killed in Sharpeville, South Africa, when police fired on demonstrators.

1963: The Alcatraz Island federal prison in San Francisco Bay was emptied of its last inmates at the order of Attorney General Robert Kennedy.

1965: More than 3,000 civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. began their march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.

2003: The United States launched a ferocious, around-the-clock aerial assault on military targets in Baghdad and other cities.

2007: Former Vice President Al Gore made an emotional return to Congress as he pleaded with House and Senate committees to take action to fight global warming; skeptical Republicans questioned the science behind his documentary on climate change, “An Inconvenient Truth.”


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