On this day: August 14

POSTED: 10:06 PM PDT Aug 11, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 13, 2016 

The license plate and Social Security are born, basketball makes a muddy Olympic debut, a classic backyard kids toy is invented, and the Oklahoma City bomber is sentenced to death, all on this day.

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2015: The U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, re-opens after 54 years of being closed when Cuba–United States relations were broken off.

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