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2017

The Walt Disney Company buys most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

2016

Amazon announces its 1st delivery by drone 2 km from their warehouse in the UK.

2015

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Harrison Ford has its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

2008

Muntadhar al-Zaidi throws his shoes at then-U.S. President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq.

1981

Israel annexes Golan Heights (occupied during the 1967 Six-Day War).

1969

The Jackson Five made their first network television appearance in the US when they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1967

Prime Minister of Canada, Lester B. Pearson announces that he is retiring from politics, succeeded by Pierre E. Trudeau.

1947

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) started its activities in Daytona Beach, Florida,

1911

Norwegian Roald Amundsen’s expedition is the 1st to each the South Pole.

1782

The Montgolfier brothers’ first balloon lifts off on its first test flight.

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