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1661 – Nicolas Fouquet, French Superintendent of Finances under Louis XIV arrested; he died in 1680, never having seen freedom again.
1889 – German Christine Hardt patents the first modern brassiere
1944 – “Mad Tuesday” 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
1953 – 1st privately operated atomic reactor-Raleigh, NC
1967 – -23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico and Texas
1972 – Chemical spill with fog sickens hundreds in Meuse Valley Belgium
1975 – First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento
1986 – Hijacking of aircraft Pan Am 73 at Karachi airport, Pakistan, 20 passengers killed
1987 – John McEnroe is fined $17,500 for tirades at US Tennis Open
2000 – The Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry makes its maiden voyage.

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