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Posted: Sunday, September 29, 2013 2:00 pm

1399: King Richard II became the first English monarch to abdicate his throne.

1829: Sir Robert Peel’s police force, the “bobbies,” began operations at Scotland Yard.

1895: French chemist Louis Pasteur died.

1978: John Paul I died one month after becoming pope.

1982: Seven people died after taking Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. This led to the use of safety seals on most consumer products.

1988: The space shuttle Discovery was launched, the first American-staffed space flight since the Challenger disaster.

2001: Former South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu died.

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“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.”

Harry S. Truman

(1884 — 1972)

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