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Today in History
Saturday, 01 October 2022
2009
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom takes over the judicial functions of the House of Lords.
1998
Vladimir Putin becomes a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.
1994
Palau gains independence from the United Nations (trusteeship administered by the United States of America).
1992
Turkish destroyer {{Ship|TCG|Muavenet|DM 357|6}} is crippled causing 27 deaths and injuries, by missiles negligently launched by U.S. aircraft carrier {{USS|Saratoga|CV-60|6}}.
1991
New Zealand's Resource Management Act 1991 comes into force.
1989
Denmark introduces the world's first legal modern same-sex civil union called "registered partnership".
1987
The Whittier Narrows earthquake shakes the San Gabriel Valley, registering as magnitude 5.9.
1985
The Israeli air force bombs PLO Headquarters in Tunis.
1982
Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.
EPCOT Center opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.
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