Today in History - August 5

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Today in History - August 5

Thursday, Aug 5 2010 by kjfitz
1884 – The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor.

1964 – Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow – American aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.



  


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