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Today in History for October 15th

USATODAY.com Thursday, 15 October 2020
Highlights of this day in history: Convicted Nazi war criminal Herman Goering commits suicide behind bars; World War I spy Mata Hari executed; Nikita Khrushchev ousted as Soviet Union's leader; 'I Love Lucy' premieres on TV. (Oct. 15)
 
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World War I World War I 1914–1918 global war starting in Europe

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Armistice Day commemorates the November 11, 1918 armistice that ended World War I.View on euronews

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The Royal Family have attended a service at the Cenotaph to commemorate the end of World War I in 1918 and all who have died in armed conflict since. Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Anne each laid a wreath at the war memorial while the Queen watched on with the Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Cornwall on the balcony of the Foreign Office. #WeWillRememberThem #Queen #RoyalFamily Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Nazi Germany Nazi Germany Germany from 1933 to 1945 while under control of the Nazi Party

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Preserving the past to protect the future: Germany pledges to restore Nazi monuments in Nuremberg

The city of Nuremberg has opted to conserve the infamous Nazi party rally grounds after decades of debate over whether to preserve the site.

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Second World War bomb explodes in Poland

A British Second World War bomb exploded while being made safe underwater bynavy demolition specialists in northwestern Poland on Tuesday. The 5.4-tonTallboy bomb was found in September 2019 beneath a waterway leading to theport of Szczecin during work to deepen the passage. More than 750 people wereevacuated for the sappers' operation since it was located on the southern edgeof the popular Baltic Sea resort of Swinoujscie, which like Szczecin was abusy Nazi Germany military port during the war.

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Soviet Union Soviet Union Federal socialist state in Europe and Asia (1922 to 1991)

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Rahmon faces no serious challenger in Sunday’s election and is expected to extend his 28-year rule in former Soviet state.

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Nikita Khrushchev Nikita Khrushchev 1950–1964 First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union


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