The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

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1815 Napoleon Bonaparte entered Paris, beginning his Hundred Days rule.

1976 Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was convicted of armed robbery for her part in a San Francisco bank holdup.

1996 A jury in Los Angeles convicted Erik and Lyle Menendez of first-degree murder in the shotgun slayings of their millionaire parents. (They are serving life without parole.)

1997 Liggett Group, the maker of Chesterfield cigarettes, settled 22 state lawsuits by admitting the industry markets cigarettes to teenagers and agreeing to warn on every pack that smoking is addictive.

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~ by thehalobender on March 20, 2009.

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