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2021

Wife of drug cartel boss “El Chapo” Emma Coronel Aispuro arrested in the US on drug trafficking charges and conspiring to free her husband from prison

2018

US wins Olympic women’s ice hockey gold medal for the first time in 20 years with a 4-3 shootout victory over Canada in Pyeongchang.

2017

Jay-Z becomes 1st rapper to be inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame.

1997

Dolly the Sheep, world’s first cloned mammal (from an adult cell) is announced by the Roslin Institute in Scotland.

1994

Health Canada project finds traces of cigarette smoke compounds in fetal hair; first biochemical proof that even offspring of non-smoking mothers are affected by passive smoke.

1980

Miracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3.

1968

Rock group Genesis release their 1st record “Silent Sun”

1956

Elvis Presley has his first hit in Billboard’s top 10: Heartbreak Hotel.

1920

1st artificial rabbit used at a dog race track (Emeryville, California).

1892

“Lady Windermere’s Fan” by Oscar Wilde premieres at St James Theatre, London.

1860

Organized baseball’s first game was played in San Francisco, CA.

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