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1967 – France launched its first nuclear submarine

1973 – The last U.S. troops left South Vietnam.

1974 – Mariner 10, the U.S. space probe became the first spacecraft to reach the planet Mercury. It had been launched on November 3, 1973.

1975 – Egyptian president Anwar Sadat declared that he would reopen the Suez Canal on June 5, 1975.

1979 – The Committee on Assassinations Report issued by U.S. House of Representatives stated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was the result of a conspiracy.

1983 – Erno Rubik was granted a patent for his Magic Cube. (U.S. Patent 4,378,116)

1993 – The South Korean government agreed to pay financial support to women who had been forced to have sex with Japanese troops during World War II.

2004 – Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia became members of NATO.

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