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- 1912 – New Mexico is admittit tae the Union as the 47t U.S. state.
- 1912 – German geopheesicist Alfred Wegener first presents his theory o continental drift.
- 1929 – Mither Teresa (picturt) arrives in Calcutta, Indie, tae begin her wark amang Indie's puirest an sick fowk.
- 1989 – Satwant Singh an Kehar Singh are sentenced tae daith for conspiracy in the assassination o Prime Meenister Indira Gandhi; the twa men are executit the same day.
- 1995 – A chemical fire in an apairtment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads tae the diskivery o plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.