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History From 1900 AD Through 1999 AD

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A Sampler of Events That Made History Between 1900 AD and 1999 AD

1968 - ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp and FM)
1934 - Alcatraz officially becomes a federal prison
1941 - Netherlands begins taxing wages
1921 - 1st religious service radio broadcast in U.S., KDKA-Pittsburgh
1985 - Actress Judith Licht (Who's the Boss) marries Robert Desiderio (One Life to Live)
1979 - International Year of the Child begins
1977 - 1st woman formally ordained an Episcopal priest (Jacqueline Means)
1937 - Anastasio Somoza becomes president of Nicaragua
1982 - 30 Something stars Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
1948 - 1st color newsreel filmed in Pasadena, California

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