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61 Germany was reunified when the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) on 3 October 1990. History > Famous Dates 07/09/08
62 Giuseppe Mazzini was considered the "soul" of the Italian unification, because, even though he wasn't an active participant in it, he helped inspire it. History > European 03/08/09
63 Gold was first discovered in California in 1848. History > United States 05/22/08
64 Hawaii became a state on August 21, 1959. History > United States 10/22/08
65 Heinrich Himmler was the head of the Schutzstaffel, or SS. History > European 04/21/09
66 Henri de Saint Simon once said, about the Industrial Revolution, "The age of gold is before us!" History > European 01/19/09
67 Henry Cort developed the puddling furance in the 1780s, which allowed pig iron to be refined with coke. History > European 02/06/09
68 Henry Ford improved the car but he did not invent it. Instead, he invented the assembly line. History > United States 12/08/09
69 Henry VIII of England enjoyed the game of tennis. History > European 09/22/08
70 Henry VIII of England had four legitimate sons, but only one survived infancy. History > European 10/17/08
71 Henry VIII of England was originally educated to enter the Church. History > European 09/24/08
72 Herbert Agar won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1934. History 08/12/09
73 Hiroshima was the first city targeted by the nuclear bomb. History 05/30/08
74 Homo sapiens emerged in Africa 100,000 to 400,000 years ago. History > Ancient 01/26/09
75 Hugh Capet began the Capetian Dynasty in 987. History > European 03/03/09

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