Thursday’s Washington Daily Game: 8-4-2.
Thur. Keno: 4-7-11-24-25-26-32-33-39- 42-44-46-49-56-60-67-68-76-77-78.
Today in history
1776: The Second Continental Congress made the term “United States” official, replacing “United Colonies.”
1943: Allied forces landed at Salerno and Taranto during World War II.
1957: President Eisenhower signed into law the first civil rights bill to pass Congress since Reconstruction.
1971: Prisoners seized control of the maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility near Buffalo, N.Y., beginning a siege that ended up claiming 43 lives.
1997: Sinn Fein, the IRA’s political ally, formally renounced violence as it took its place in talks on Northern Ireland’s future.
2000: President Clinton proposed spending about $1.6 billion to help communities recover from recent Western wildfires.
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