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- 1898 – Marie an Pierre Curie annoonce the isolation o radium.
- 1963 – The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" an "I Saw Her Standing There" are released in the Unitit States, merkin the beginnin o Beatlemania on an internaitional level.
- 1975 – Tu-144, the warld's first commercial supersonic aircraft, surpassin Mach 2, went intae service.
- 1991 – The Supreme Soviet o the Soviet Union meets an formally dissolves the Soviet Union, endin the Cauld War.
- 2004 – The 9.1–9.3 Lua error in Module:Links/templates at line 65: Please enter a language code in the first parameter.. Indian Ocean yirdquauk (damage picturt) shaks northren Sumatra wi a maximum Mercalli intensity o IX (Veeolent). Ane o the lairgest observed tsunamis follaes, affectin the coastal auries o Thailand, Indie, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Malaysie, Myanmar, Bangladesh, an Indonesie; daith towe is estimatit at 227,898.
Charles Babbage (b. 1791) · Mao Zedong (b. 1893) · Harry S. Truman (d. 1972)