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On This Day August 22

On This Day in history on August 22:

1846- US annexed New Mexico

1964- The Geneva Convention was signed by 12 nations.  It is made up of four treaties and three protocols that established the standards of international law for the humanitarian treatment of war.

1902- US President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first US Chief Executive to ride in an automobile.

1911- The theft of the Mona Lisa by a Louvre employee is discovered.

1959- Cincinnati Reds', Frank Robinsin, hits three consecutive home runs.

1970- Neil Young released his album "After The Gold Rush."

1979- Led Zeppelin released their album "In Through The Out Door."

1989- The first ring of Neptune is discovered.

 
 
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