Laurel and Hardy team up, a human heart is transplanted for the first time, an assassin targets Bob Marley, and the first text message is sent via phone, all on this day.
1984: In one of the worst industrial disasters in history, a methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures another 150,000 to 600,000. Some 6,000 of the injured would later die from their injuries.
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