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Today in
Crime History

1951 - Jordan's King Abdullah Ibn Hussein was assassinated in Jerusalem.

1993 - White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster Jr. was found shot to death, a suicide, in a park near Washington, DC.

1997 - Seven people were arrested after New York City police found scores of deaf Mexicans kept in slave-like conditions and forced to peddle trinkets for the smugglers who had brought them to the U.S.



Today in
Disaster History

1977 - A flash flood hit Johnstown, PA, killing 80 people and causing $350 million worth of damage.

1982 - IRA terrorists bombed two parks in London. Eleven soldiers were killed and 59 soldiers and civilians were injured.

2001 - In China, it was reported that at least 213 people had been killed in a week of floods and landslides in Shaanxi province.



Today in
Death History

2001 - There is nothing listed on this date...at this time.





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