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Today in History- 23rd February

International Events:

1945                 "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” photo taken as US Marines capture Mount Suribachi.

1947                 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is founded in Geneva.

1981                 Soldiers and members of the paramilitary Civil Guard stormed the lower house of the Spanish Parliament.

2000                 Carlos Santana wins eight Grammy Awards.

Death:

1821                 John Keats, Poet.







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