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Adv06 For release Monday, Oct. 6

1683, 13 families from Krefeld, Germany, arrived in Philadelphia to begin Germantown, one of America's oldest settlements.

1928, Chiang Kai-shek became president of China.

1939, in a speech to the Reichstag, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler spoke of his plans to reorder the ethnic layout of Europe — a plan which would entail settling the "Jewish problem."

1958, the nuclear submarine USS Seawolf surfaced after spending 60 days submerged.

1973, war erupted in the Middle East as Egypt and Syria attacked Israel during the Yom Kippur holiday.

1981, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was shot to death by extremists while reviewing a military parade.

2004: The top U.S. arms inspector in Iraq, Charles Duelfer, reported finding no evidence Saddam Hussein's regime had produced weapons of mass destruction after 1991.



TODAY IN HISTORY

1939: In a speech to the Reichstag, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler spoke of his plans to reorder the ethnic layout of Europe — a plan which would entail settling the "Jewish problem."

1958: The nuclear submarine USS Seawolf surfaced after 60 days submerged.

1981: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was killed by extremists while reviewing a military parade.

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