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.
2012: Typhoon Bopha makes landfall on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. The storm, a Category 5 super typhoon with winds of 175 mph, was the strongest storm ever to hit the island and left thousands homeless and at least 475 people dead.
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