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#OnThisDayInHistory

1960:Two airlines collide in midair over New York, killing 134

1969: MPs vote to abolish hanging

1977:The "Saturday Night Fever" film opened in the U.S.

1996: Agriculture minister announced the slaughter of an additional 100,000 cows thought to be at risk of contracting BSE

 

 

 

Famous Birthdays

1917   Arthur C. Clarke

1775   Jane Austen