Nuclear Disasters

This Day in History: March 28: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred at Three Mile Island

This Day in History: March 28: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred at Three Mile Island

In 2004, Sir Peter Ustinov, the actor whose 60-year career included Oscar-winning roles in “Spartacus”’ and “Topkapi,” died in Genolier, Switzerland; he was 82. (Baltimore Sun photo, 1983)

1797: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patented a washing machine.

1930: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.

1939: The Spanish Civil War ended.

1979: America’s

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