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0322 BC - Aristotle, the Greek philosopher, died.

1799 - In Palestine, Napoleon captured Jaffa and his men massacred more than 2,000 Albanian prisoners.

1849 - The Austrian Reichstag was dissolved.

1854 - Charles Miller received a patent for the sewing machine.

1876 - Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for his telephone.

1904 - The Japanese bombed the Russian town of Vladivostok.

1906 - Finland granted women the right to vote.

1911 - Willis Farnworth patented the coin-operated locker.

1918 - Finland signed an alliance treaty with Germany.

1925 - The Soviet Red Army occupied Outer Mongolia.

1933 - The board game Monopoly was invented.

1936 - Hitler sent German troops into the Rhineland in violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of Versailles.

1942 - Japanese troops landed on New Guinea.

1945 - During World War II, U.S. forces crossed the Rhine River at Remagen, Germany.

1959 - Melvin C. Garlow became the first pilot to fly over a million miles in jet airplanes.

1968 - The Battle of Saigon came to an end.

1987 - Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight titleholder when he beat James Smith in a decision during a 12-round fight in Las Vegas, NV
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