The Only Things That Happened on This Day in History

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1633: Galileo in Rome for Inquisition for Advocating Copernicus’ Theory

1689: William and Mary proclaimed joint sovereigns of Britain

1920: League of Nations recognizes perpetual Swiss neutrality

1945: Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden.

1997: The Dow Jones industrial average broke through the 7,000 barrier for the first time, closing at 7,022.44.

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~ by thehalobender on February 13, 2009.

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