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A.D. 79: Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, with the resulting eruption burying and destroying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and killing an estimated 16,000 people.
The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, 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 drunk passenger began using profanity and demanding cigarettes before she slapped a child, removed her prosthetic leg and began attacking the flight crew with it.