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1212 ― Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa; end of Moslem power in Spain

1439 ― Kissing is banned in England

1548 ― La Paz, Bolivia is founded

1894 ― Many black miners in Alabama killed by striking white miners

1904 ― Islands of the Manu's group (Samoa) ceded to U.S. by their chiefs

1920 ― Gen. Amos Fries appointed first U.S. army chemical warfare chief

1926 ― National Geographic takes first natural-color undersea photos

1927 ― Augusto Sandino begins five-year war against U.S. occupation of Nicaragua

1941 ― Joe Dimaggio goes 3 for 4, hitting in his 56th straight game

1945 ― First atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico

1951 ― Novel “Catcher in the Rye” by JD Salinger published

1967 ― Prison brawl ignites barracks, killing 37 (Jay, Florida)

1983 ― 20 killed in Britain's worst helicopter accident