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On This Day - August 29, A Shot of History

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Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: http://bit.ly/14agw7n http://www.worldcrunch.com 2005 – Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing an estimated 1,836 people and causing over $108 billion in damage. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Katrina https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fhc0oWxF1Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIGqDbnLvjo 1825 – Kingdom of Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Brazil https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Brazil#/media/File:Independencia_brasil_001.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_of_Brazil#/media/File:Independence_of_Brazil_1888.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bV7VwogXepI 2003 – Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammad_Baqir_al-Hakim https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm1DNKW_o9s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kuao_pkAio 1958 – Michael Jackson is born. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jackson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKgZmwcn5EA Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet