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April 2, 2021 15 min

On this day in 1979, an accidental anthrax leak in a microbiology facility in Sverdlovsk in the Soviet Union caused dozens of people to fall ill. The Soviet Union would deny a leak happened until years later. / On this day in 1929, Irish mercenary Patrick Murphy unintentionally dropped two bombs over the border town of Naco, Arizona.

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