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On this day:

2003: Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates on its way back to Earth. All 7 astronauts (including India born Kalpana Chawla) were killed in the disaster.

1979: Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile marking the beginning of the Iranian Revolution.

Born on this day:

1931: Boris Yeltsin, Russian politician, 1st President of Russia

Gone on this day:

1976: Werner Heisenberg, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate, known for his famous “Uncertainty Principle”

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