Today in history: Last German warship destroyed, Coffee percolator patent, and more

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1865

James H. Nason receives patent for a coffee percolator 

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1943

Norwegian Navy destroys Germany's last battleship, Scharnhorst

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1985

Slain body of American zoologist Dian Fossey is found in Rwanda

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2004

9.3 magnitude Indian Ocean quake triggers a tsunami, 280,000 people killed

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2012

China opens the world’s longest high speed railway line 

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