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2020

Iran releases 54,000 people from prison to avoid spread of COVID-19.

2010

The Alberto Giacometti sculpture L’Homme qui marche sold for $103.7 million.

1991

Los Angeles police officers severely beat motorist Rodney King, the beating is famously captured on amateur video and later leads to riots when the police officers are acquitted.

1980

Pierre Trudeau sworn in, for the second time, as the 17th Prime Minister of Canada.

1923

Time magazine publishes 1st issue featuring Joseph G. Cannon (Speaker of US House of Representatives).

1921

University of Toronto doctors Frederick Banting and Charles Best officially announces their team’s discovery of insulin.

1916

In Ottawa, Canada’s original parliament buildings burned down.

1885

American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates.

1875

1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)

Georges Bizet premieres his opera Carmen at the Opéra Comique, Paris France.

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