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Today in history: December 2

Today in history: December 2

After escaping prison, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was killed in a 20-minute...

Today in History: November 29

Today in History: November 29

US Navy Lieutenant Richard E Byrd made the first aircraft flight over the South...

Today in History: November 28

Today in History: November 28

Women voted for the first time anywhere in the world on this day in 1893 in a...

Today in History: November 22

Today in History: November 22

US President John F Kennedy was assassinated on this day in 1963 while riding in a...

Today in History: November 19

Today in History: November 19

The impeachment inquiry against US President Bill Clinton began on this day in...

Today in History: November 15

Today in History: November 15

An estimated two million people in the US took part in the Vietnam War Moratorium...

Today in History: November 12

Today in History: November 12

More than 200 people on board an American Airlines flight were killed on this day...

Today in History: November 8

Today in History: November 8

On this day in 1936, Chilean artist Claudio Bravo Camus’ was born.

Today in History: November 7

Today in History: November 7

On this day in 1861, the first Melbourne Cup was held at Flemington Racecourse.

Today in History: November 6

Today in History: November 6

Jacob Schick obtained a patent for his “shaving implement”, the first electric...

Today in History: November 5

Today in History: November 5

A gunman shot and killed 26, and injured 20 others at a church in Sutherland...

Today in History: November 4

Today in History: November 4

Illinois Senator Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected...

Today in History: October 31

Today in History: October 31

US actor, musician and activist River Phoenix died of a drug overdose in Los...

Today in History: October 30

Today in History: October 30

Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth round of a 15-round bout on...

Today in History: October 29

Today in History: October 29

The trial of Lindy Chamberlain, whose daughter disappeared at Uluru in 1980, began...

Today in History: October 28

Today in History: October 28

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York City’s harbour on this day in 1886.

Today in History: October 27

Today in History: October 27

A gunman shot and killed 11 people and injured six at the Tree of Life synagogue in...

Today in History: October 25

Today in History: October 25

Four died at Dreamworld on this day in 2016, forcing the theme park’s closure.

Today in History: October 24

Today in History: October 24

Twelve people were killed — and 39 injured — in Queensland’s worst bus accident at...

Those were the days at the corner store

Those were the days at the corner store

BAG of broken biscuits, weighed food, good service; do you remember?

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