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Today in History
Wednesday, 01 December 2021
2001
Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA's purchase by American Airlines.
1998
Exxon announces a $73.7 billion USD deal to buy Mobil, thus creating Exxon-Mobil, the world's largest company.
1991
Cold War: Ukrainian voters overwhelmingly approve a referendum for independence from the Soviet Union.
1990
Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the seabed.
1989
Cold War: East Germany's parliament abolishes the constitutional provision granting the communist party the leading role in the state.
The right-wing military rebel ''Reform the Armed forces Movement'' attempts to oust Philippine President Corazon Aquino in a failed bloody coup d'état.
1988
1982
At the University of Utah, Barney Clark becomes the first person to receive a permanent artificial heart.
Anish Sharma was born (Ambala City, Haryana, India).
1981
A Yugoslavian Inex Adria Aviopromet DC-9 crashes in Corsica killing all 180 people on-board.
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