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16 In Mexico, Independence Day is observed on the 16th of September. History > Famous Dates 12/31/08
17 Brazil observes its Independence Day on September 7. History > Famous Dates 12/31/08
18 South Korea celebrates its Independence Day on August 15. History > Famous Dates 12/31/08
19 On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated 73 seconds after launch. History > Famous Dates 11/17/08
20 NASA, which was established on July 29, 1958, stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History > Famous Dates 11/16/08
21 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech on August 28, 1963. History > Famous Dates 11/12/08
22 The first manned spaceflight was 12 April 1961, when Yuri Gagarin completed one Earth orbit. History > Famous Dates 11/08/08
23 On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry. History > Famous Dates 11/01/08
24 The Scout Movement began in 1907 in England. History > Famous Dates 10/28/08
25 The Panama Canal officially opened August 15, 1914. History > Famous Dates 10/24/08
26 The Suez Canal opened November 17, 1869. History > Famous Dates 10/17/08
27 The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. History > Famous Dates 10/04/08
28 Julius Caesar was assassinated on the Ides of March, or March 15, 44 B.C. History > Famous Dates 10/02/08
29 Christopher Columbus first landed in the Americas in 1492. History > Famous Dates 09/25/08
30 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




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