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From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.

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From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.

    Audre Lorde born - Feb. 18, 1934

    Audre Lorde born - Feb. 18, 1934

    On this day in 1934, writer, activist, and feminist Audre Lorde was born.
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    • 6 min
    Weenen massacre - Feb. 17, 1838

    Weenen massacre - Feb. 17, 1838

    On this day in 1838, Zulus killed Voortrekkers in the Weenen massacre.
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    • 5 min
    First synthetic diamonds made - February 16, 1953

    First synthetic diamonds made - February 16, 1953

    On this day in 1953, the Swedish company ASEA created synthetic diamonds.
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    • 6 min
    Distant Early Warning Line legislation signed - February 15, 1954

    Distant Early Warning Line legislation signed - February 15, 1954

    On this day in 1954, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation approving the Distant Early Warning Line, a network of radar stations built to detect Soviet bombers.
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    • 6 min
    Asbestos strike began - February 14, 1949

    Asbestos strike began - February 14, 1949

    On this day in 1949, miners in Quebec led a strike for better working conditions and wages.
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    • 6 min
    Sarojini Naidu born - February 13, 1879

    Sarojini Naidu born - February 13, 1879

    On this day in 1879, Indian poet and activist Sarojini Naidu was born.
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    • 6 min

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