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On this day: August 14

POSTED: 01:06 AM EDT Aug 12, 2012    UPDATED: 02:00 AM EDT Aug 14, 2014 

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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2013: Egypt declares a state of emergency as security forces kill hundreds of demonstrators supporting former President Mohamed Morsi, who had been removed from office by the military after mass street protests against him.

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