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1859 – Oregon became the 33rd state in the United States.   1912 – Arizona became the 48th state in the United States.   1920 – The League of Women Voters was founded.   1929 – Members of Al Capone’s gang killed rival gang members in the St. Valentine’s Day massacre.   1989 – Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa, calling for the death of Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses.   2001 – The Kansas Board of Education reversed its 1999 ruling and restored evolution to the state’s science curriculum.   2003 – Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal, was euthanized because of incurable lung cancer.]]]]> ]]>

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