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Thursday, April 18, 2024

On this day in history...

1302—Dante Alighieri is exiled from Florence. He spends the rest of his life passing through hell.

1606—The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators involved with the Gunpowder Plot begins. Too bad no one remember, remembered to line up a getaway caravan.

1961—Soviet submarine S-80 sinks. All hands are lost. Other body parts wash up on shore after a few weeks.

2006—Western Union discontinues its telegram service, causing mass unemployment among Pony Express riders.

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