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2017

Suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59.

2015

Ireland becomes 1st country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote.

2004

57th Cannes Film Festival: “Fahrenheit 9/11”, directed by Michael Moore wins the Palme d’Or. First documentary to win..

2003

Annika Sörenstam became the first woman to play on the PGA tour in 58 years. She ended the day at 1-over par.

1994

Toronto NBA franchise unveils name “Raptors” & logo.

1992

Johnny Carson’s final appearance as host of “The Tonight Show”

1990

Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game.

1979

Canadians elect conservatives, Joe Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada.

1965

Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champ.

1960

An earthquake measuring 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale, hits southern Chile, causing multiple tsunamis and killing 1,000-7,000 people. It is the most powerful earthquake ever recorded.

1956

“Bob Hope Show” last airs on NBC-TV.

1933

First modern sighting of the Loch Ness Monster by Aldie and John Mackay saw “something resembling a whale”.

1893

The Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (AAAs) beats the Ottawa Generals 2-1, in the first Stanley Cup Game.

1892

Dr. Washington Sheffield invented the toothpaste tube.

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