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In 1860, the legendary Pony Express began service between St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. The service lasted only a year and a half before giving way to the transcontinental telegraph.
In 1946, Lt. Gen. Masaharu Homma, the Japanese commander responsible for the Bataan Death March during World War II, was executed by a U.S. Army firing squad outside Manila.
In 1968, North Vietnam agreed to meet with U.S. representatives to set up preliminary peace talks.
In 1985, the landmark Brown Derby restaurant in Hollywood closed its doors after 56 years in business.
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