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Pope Innocent IV authorized torture by the Spanish Inquisition today (1252). Also, the Treaty of Westphalia was signed (1648), Paraguay declared her independence (1811), London’s Royal Opera House opened (1858), Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton formed the National Women Suffrage Association (1869), and the Supreme Court declared Standard Oil an “unreasonable” monopoly (1911). And two students were killed by police in the Jackson State shootings (1970).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::