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1512: The ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, is exhibited to the public for the first time.
The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.
Six-year veteran opens fire on the driver of a car Wednesday evening after he refuses to obey police orders and attempts to flee.
A cease-fire in Gaza unraveled Friday less than two hours after it took effect, with both sides accusing each other of violating the fledgling truce and the Israeli military saying one of its soldiers possibly was kidnapped.