Today in history: Wright brothers take-off, Bhagat Singh assassinates Saunders, and more

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1903

Wright brothers make first successful controlled flight in an airplane

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1907

Ugyen Wangchuck crowned first King of Bhutan, ending dual system government

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1927

Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh & Rajguru kill British police officer John Saunders

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1938

German radiochemist Otto Hahn discovers the nuclear fission of Uranium
 

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2014

United States and Cuba reestablished diplomatic relations after more than 50 years

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