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Today in History
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
2005
The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
2004
The AIM-54 Phoenix, the primary missile for the F-14 Tomcat, is retired from service. Almost two years later, the Tomcat is retired.
The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.
1999
Japan's worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tōkai-mura, northeast of Tokyo.
1994
Aldwych tube station (originally Strand Station) of the London Underground closes after eighty-eight years of service.
1993
An earthquake hits India's Latur and Osmanabad district of Marathwada (Aurangabad division) in Maharashtra state leaving tens of thousands of people dead and many more homeless.
1991
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti is forced from office.
1990
The Dalai Lama unveils the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in Canada's capital city of Ottawa.
1986
Mordechai Vanunu, who revealed details of Israel's covert nuclear program to British media, is kidnapped in Rome, Italy by the Israeli Mossad.
1982
Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills six people in the Chicago area. Seven are killed in all.
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