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This date in history 8-14-2021

Events that happened on Aug. 14.

1784: Russians settle Alaska.

1917: China declares war on Germany.

1935: FDR signs Social Security Act.

1945: Japanese surrender made public.

1971: Bob Gibson throws first no-hitter.

1994: Terrorist Carlos the Jackal is captured.

2003: Blackout hits the northeast United States.

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