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Today in History
Friday, 14 August 2020
2010
2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games, first ever Youth Olympics, officially starts in Singapore.
2007
The 2007 Kahtaniya bombings kills at least 796 people.
2006
Chencholai bombing in which 61 Tamil girls are killed in Sri Lankan Airforce bombing.
2003
Widescale power blackout in the northeast United States and Canada.
1994
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, also known as "''Carlos the Jackal''," is captured.
1987
All the children held at Kia Lama, a rural property on Lake Eildon, Australia, run by the Santiniketan Park Association, are released after a police raid.
1980
Lech Wałęsa leads strikes at the Gdańsk, Poland shipyards.
1976
The Senegalese political party ''PAI-Rénovation'' is legally recognized. PAI-Rénovation thus becomes the third legal party in the country.
1973
The constitution of 1973 comes into effect in Pakistan
1972
An East German Ilyushin Il-62 crashes during takeoff from East Berlin, killing 156.
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