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Unformatted text preview: Yasser Arafat Becomes Leader of the PLO 1973 Abortion Legalized in U.S. U.S. Pulls Out of Vietnam U.S. Vice President Resigns 1974 U.S. President Nixon Resigns 1979 Ayatollah Khomeini Returns as Leader of Iran Iran Takes American Hostages in Tehran Margaret Thatcher First Woman Prime Minister of Great Britain Mother Theresa Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island 1981 Assassination Attempt on the Pope Assassination Attempt on U.S. President Reagan First Woman Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court New Plague Identified as AIDS Personal Computers (PC) Introduced by IBM 1991 Collapse of the Soviet Union Operation Desert Storm 1993 Use of the Internet Grows Exponentially World Trade Center Bombed 1998 India and Pakistan Test Nuclear Weapons U.S. President Clinton Impeached...
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