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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019

1737-Earthquake kills 300,000 & destroys Calcutta, India

1797-British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, the Netherlands

1811-The Juliana, the first steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation

1922-First woman FBI special investigator appointed (Alaska Davidson)

1936-"Professor Quiz," first radio quiz show, premieres

1945-Chinese civil war begins

1967-"Yoko Plus Me" art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)

1968-Panama revolts

1975-"Saturday Night Live" premieres with guest host George Carlin

1977-Soyuz 25 returns to Earth

1980-Cosmonauts Popov and Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days

1986-Reagan, Gorbachev open talks at a summit in Reykjavik, Iceland

1987-200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington

1990-Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for Literature

1991-Anita Hill testifies Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her


1737-Earthquake kills 300,000 & destroys Calcutta, India

1797-British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, the Netherlands

1811-The Juliana, the first steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation

1922-First woman FBI special investigator appointed (Alaska Davidson)

1936-"Professor Quiz," first radio quiz show, premieres

1945-Chinese civil war begins

1967-"Yoko Plus Me" art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)

1968-Panama revolts

1975-"Saturday Night Live" premieres with guest host George Carlin

1977-Soyuz 25 returns to Earth

1980-Cosmonauts Popov and Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days

1986-Reagan, Gorbachev open talks at a summit in Reykjavik, Iceland

1987-200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington

1990-Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for Literature

1991-Anita Hill testifies Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her




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