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Thursday, December 29, 2005

This Day in History

From HistoryChannel.com

General Interest
1845 Texas enters the Union
Well, sort of.


OLD WEST
1890 U.S. Army massacres Sioux at Wounded Knee
Sort of put the "." at the end of the indian wars.


WORLD WAR II
1940 Germans raid London
The German targeting of the English capitol had begun back in August, payback for British attacks on Berlin. In September, a horrendous firestorm broke out in London's poorest districts as German aircraft dropped 337 tons of bombs on docks, tenements, and teeming streets. The "London Blitz" killed thousands of civilians.
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