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This Week In History

Pol Pot Conceived On Romantic Summer Evening

The Onion looks back at the romantic summer evening Pol Pot was conceived, the Panama Canal going over budget by 10,000 dead laborers, and the Beatles playing to 60,000 fans at Shea Stadium in a huge gig opening for the Mamas and the Papas.

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  • A look back on the only historical events that have ever mattered, covered with the unyielding truth, forthrightness, and journalistic integrity that only The Onion possesses.

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