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1 World War II officially ended in 1945. History > Famous Dates 05/16/08
2 The USA split into the Union and the Confederacy while Abraham Lincoln was president. History > Famous Dates 05/19/08
3 The Declaration of Independence was approved on July 4, 1776. History > Famous Dates 06/11/08
4 The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775. History > Famous Dates 06/23/08
5 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
6 On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial jet airliners and deliberately killed everyone on board, in addition to destroying the Twin Towers and damaging the Pentagon, with thousands of fatalities resulted. History > Famous Dates 09/14/08
7 Christopher Columbus first landed in the Americas in 1492. History > Famous Dates 09/25/08
8 Julius Caesar was assassinated on the Ides of March, or March 15, 44 B.C. History > Famous Dates 10/02/08
9 The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. History > Famous Dates 10/04/08
10 The Suez Canal opened November 17, 1869. History > Famous Dates 10/17/08
11 The Panama Canal officially opened August 15, 1914. History > Famous Dates 10/24/08
12 The Scout Movement began in 1907 in England. History > Famous Dates 10/28/08
13 On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry. History > Famous Dates 11/01/08
14 The first manned spaceflight was 12 April 1961, when Yuri Gagarin completed one Earth orbit. History > Famous Dates 11/08/08
15 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech on August 28, 1963. History > Famous Dates 11/12/08

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