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Today in History

Posted: May 3, 2011 in History
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1966 – The game “Twister” was featured on the “Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson.
 
1992 – Five days of rioting and looting ended in Los Angeles, CA. The riots, that killed 53 people, began after the acquittal of police officers in the beating of Rodney King.
 
2006 – In Alexandria, VA, Al-Quaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui was given a sentence of life in prison for his role in the terrorist attack on the U.S. on September 11, 2001.