Today in history: Discovery of radium, first full-length animated film, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1832

Egyptian forces defeat Ottoman troops in the Battle of Konya

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1898

French Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie discover radium

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1937

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, first full-length animated film premieres in LA

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1968

Apollo 8, 1st manned voyage to orbit moon is launched from Kennedy Space Center

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2012

Gangnam Style becomes first YouTube video to garner one billion views

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