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1939: Beginning of Second World War  
On Sept. 1, 1939, German dictator Adolf Hitler announced the beginning of the greatest catastrophe of the 20th century: “Tonight Poland opened fire with foot soldiers from within our own territories. We’ve returned the fire from 5.45 this morning and from now on we will match every bomb with a bomb of our own.”

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1854: Engelbert Humperdinck
1922: "Ulysses" published in censored form
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27.11.2022 Dozens of Burundi rebels killed in eastern Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi said they dislodged the Burundian rebels from the town of Nabombi. Meanwhile, a cease-fire between with a separate rebel group, M23, appears to be holding.
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German composer Engelbert Humperdinck is known for writing which opera?
  The Marriage of Figaro
  Hansel and Gretel