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It happened on a… April 25

2015

7.8-magnitude earthquake near Kathmandu in Nepal, killing 8000, leaving over 100,000 homeless, destroying many historic sites.

1990

The U.S. Hubble Space Telescope was placed into Earth’s orbit. It was released by the space shuttle Discovery.

1960

1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed by USS submarine Triton in 60 days, 21 hours.

1940

Quebec women allowed to vote and run for office in provincial elections, 22 years after women were granted the federal vote.

1886

Sigmund Freud, father of Psychology, opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna.

1859

Work began on the Suez Canal in Egypt.

1792

The guillotine was first used to execute highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier.

1719

Daniel Defoe publishes “Robinson Crusoe”, regarded as the 1st English novel.

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