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April 24, 2006

April 24

1916: Some 1,600 Irish nationalists launched the Easter Rising by seizing several key sites in Dublin.

1986: Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor, for whom King Edward VIII had given up the British throne, died in Paris at age 89.

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