History December 28th

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  1. JcMinJapan

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    0418 - St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1732 - 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)

    1816 - American Colonization Society organizes

    1836 - Spain recognizes independence of Mexico

    1846 - Iowa becomes 29th state

    1849 - M Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine and oil on his clothing and sees cleaning effect

    1877 - John Stevens, applies for a patent for his flour rolling mill

    1904 - 1st daily wireless weather forecasts published (London)

    1906 - Ecuador adopts its constitution

    1945 - Congress officially recognizes "Pledge of Allegiance"

    1972 - Kim Il-song, becomes president of North Korea