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12:00 AM, February 16, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:50 AM, February 16, 2019

BITS OF HISTORY

(FEBRUARY 15)

1933: Giuseppe Zangara, an Italian-born anarchist, failed to assassinate US President Franklin D Roosevelt in Miami.

1965: Canada adopted the Red Maple Leaf as its flag.

1971: Britain adopted decimal currency -- 100 new pence to the pound -- from pounds, shillings and 240 pence to the pound.

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