Monday, June 23, 2008

On June 23

On this day in ...
... 1958 (50 years ago today), the Dutch Reformed Church 1st accepted women as ministers.
... 1985, "in mid-air off the coast of Ireland," an Air India passenger jet exploded and crashed, killing 329 persons aboard. The flight had been bound from Toronto, Canada, to London, England. A bomb planted by Sikh terrorists was the cause; eventually a number of persons were tried for the offense, with varying results detailed here.

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