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Today in History
Thursday, 22 August 2019
2007
The Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
The Storm botnet, a botnet created by the Storm Worm, sends out a record 57 million e-mails in one day
2006
Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border over eastern Ukraine, killing all 170 people on board.
2004
A version of ''The Scream'' and ''Madonna'', two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.
2003
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a rock inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building.
1996
Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in US welfare policy
1992
FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
1989
The first ring of Neptune is discovered.
Nolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts.
1985
Manchester Air Disaster sees 55 people killed when a fire breaks out on a commercial aircraft at Manchester Airport.
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