TechNoir (technoir) wrote,
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today in history...

obviously this is bastille day.

also

1958 King Faisal of Iraq is assasinated, along with his entire household and his prime minister, in a coup by army officers led by General Abdul Karim Kassem. The coup resulted in Iraq's becoming a republic.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Karim_Kassem
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