The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History

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1933: Germany’s parliament building in Berlin, the Reichstag, caught fire. The Nazis, blaming the Communists, used the fire as a pretext to suspend civil liberties.

1951: The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution, limiting a president to two terms of office, was ratified.

1997: Divorce became legal in Ireland.

1997: Legislation banning most handguns in Britain went into effect.

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~ by thehalobender on February 27, 2009.

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