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1775 General Washington forbids recruiting officers enlisting blacks.

1912 British explorer Robert Scott's diary

and body found in Antarctica.

1915 Theodore W Richards is first American to win Nobel Prize in chemistry.

1923 In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to seize power on November 8.

1925 US and Italy sign peace accord

about war debts.

1938 Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland.

1942 Naval battle of Guadalcanal begins between Allied and Japanese forces in Solomon Islands (WWII).

1948 Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal.

1970 Cyclone Bhola makes landfall in East Pakistan killing up to 500,000 — deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded.

2003 Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.

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