Today in history: First cricket world cup, Israel-Iraq bombing and more

From Israel bombing Iraq's Osirak nuclear reactors to Suriname Airways jet crashes, here's what happened on this day in the past.

1929

Vatican becomes independent state

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1975

First cricket world cup

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1981

Israel bombs Iraq

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1989

Suriname airways jet crash

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1990

South Africa lifts emergency

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