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TODAY IN HISTORY

Adv28 For release Monday, July 28

1794: Maximilien Robespierre was sent to the guillotine during the French Revolution.

1821: Peru declared its independence from Spain.

1914: World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.

1976: An earthquake devastated north China, killing 242,000 people.

2004: Francis Crick, who co-discovered the double-helix structure of DNA, died in San Diego at 88.

Adv28 For release Monday, July 28 07/27/14 [Last modified: Sunday, July 27, 2014 2:44pm]

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