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1978: First test-tube baby  
It all began with a bet. John Brown, a truck driver from the port city of Bristol in western England, loved soccer -- and betting. When the 38-year old won £800 ($1,400) on the soccer pools, he and his wife Lesley came one step closer to realizing their dream of having a baby of their own.

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1875: Carl Gustav Jung
1967: De Gaulle’s political sensation
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20.5.2022 How a Humboldt Foundation fellow joined China's military commission
Germany's Humboldt Research Fellowships are very popular with visiting Chinese scientists. Back in China, some of them go on to do research for the military, a DW investigation has found.
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Charles DeGaulle caused a political sensation in Montréal during an official visit to Canada on July 26, 1967. What did he do to provoke the scandal?
  He cried "Vive le Québec libre!" (Long live free Quebec) to a crowd in Montreal.
  He insulted Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
  He complained about the bad food in Montréal.