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    History in 17th Aug

  • Rudolf Hess died

    Rudolf Hess, Hitler's last living henchman, was found dead in Spandau Prison, Berlin. The strangulation was ruled suicide.
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  • Billy the Kid kills for first time

    William H. McCarty Jr., also known as "Billy the Kid", committs his first murder in Arizona.
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  • Bill Clinton testifies before grand jury

    President Clinton testifies before a grand jury following the investigation of several scandals, including his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
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