The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

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1934 Adolf Hitler began his “blood purge” of political and military leaders in Germany.

1936 The novel “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell was published.

1971 The 26th Amendment to the Constitution, lowering the minimum voting age to 18, was ratified as Ohio became the 38th state to approve it.

1994 The U.S. Figure Skating Association stripped Tonya Harding of the national championship and banned her from the organization for life for an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.

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~ by thehalobender on June 30, 2009.

One Response to “The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History”

  1. On august 20th 1944 the explosives carrier liberty ship SS Richard Montgomery sunk of the uk coast It still remains and could blow up at any time.
    On august 20th 1989 the pleasure cruiser Marchioness sank on the river Thames London UK with a loss of life of 51 people.

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