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Friday, April 25, 2008

In Brief - April 25, 2008

Around the Northwest
Around the Nation
Around the World
This Day in History
  • 1792 - The guillotine was first used for capital punishment in France. Ironically, La Marseillaise (the French National Anthem) was also composed on this day.
  • 1898 - The United States declares war on Spain, in the aftermath of the explosion of the USS Maine in Havana harbor.
  • Today is Arbor Day in the United States. Go plant a tree.


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