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On this day: April 19

POSTED: 12:37 PM PDT Apr 17, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 18, 2013 

The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.

OTD April 19 - Marie Antoinette
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1770: Marie Antoinette, 14, marries Louis XVI in a proxy wedding in the Church of the Augustine Friars in Vienna. Her brother Ferdinand stood in as the bridegroom.

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