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  • 1795 Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols
  • 1824 US War Dept creates the Bureau of Indian Affair
  • 1897 A meteorite enters the earth’s atmosphere and explodes over
  • New Martinsville, West Virginia. The debris causes damage but no human injuries are reported.
  • 1927 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
  • 1935 Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
  • 1953 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)
  • 1953 American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb 15,000 feet on Mars Bluff, South Carolina; it created a crater 75 feet acrosss, but the nuclear core did not detonate, due to 6 safety catches
  • 1960 Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth & Venus

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