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Highlights from The International Herald Tribune archives: Disastrous floods strike Spain in 1891; American astronauts reach a record altitude in 1966.

1891 Disastrous Floods in Spain

MADRID Terrible floods have been caused in the South of Spain by the overflow of the Amarguillo River. It is estimated that 1,300 persons have been drowned. The towns of Valencia, Cas'ellon and Almeria are inundated. There is at least 3ft. of water in the streets. It is not likely that there will be any railroad service south of Madrid for a week at least. The Queen Regent has sent her intendant with ten thousand douros, and has given him carte blanche in the matter of expense for the assistance of the sufferers in the Province of Toledo.

1966 Man's Highest Space Trip

CAPE KENNEDY Astronauts Charles (Pete) Conrad and Richard F. …

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