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On This Day…30.12

By ATWadmin On December 30th, 2006

1887 – A petition, signed by more than 1 million women in Britain, is sent to Queen Victoria calling for public houses to be closed on Sundays.

1903 – More than 500 people perish in a fire at a theatre in Chicago.

1932 – In Britain, the completion of the electrification of the London to Brighton railway line.

1985 – Arab terrorists kill 12 people in attacks on check-in desks of the Israeli airline El Al at Rome and Vienna airports.

1990 – Albanian Jews are given permission to leave the country and emigrate to Israel.

1993 – Israel and the Vatican agree to establish full diplomatic ties.


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