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Today in History for January 2nd

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Highlights of Today in History: WV mine blast; JFK declares he's running for President; Japan captures Manila, Philippines during WWII; Lindbergh baby trial; Annie closes on Broadway. (Jan. 2)


Highlights of Today in History: US launches first satellite into orbit; Libyan intelligence officer convicted of Pan Am 103 bombing; US Soldier executed for desertion during World War II; Norman Mailer born; Franz Schubert born. (Jan. 31)
Highlights of Today in History: Tet Offensive begins:Nazi leader Adolf Hitler becomes Germany's chancellor; Franklin D. Roosevelt is born;Hindu extremist assassinates Mahatma Gandhi;as "Bloody Sunday" begins;"The Lone Ranger" airs
Highlights of this day in history include: World War II's Battle of Stalingrad ends; Idi Amin seizes power in Uganda; author James Joyce born; dancer-actor-coreographer Gene Kelly dies; punk rocker Sid Vicious dies. (Feb. 2)
Highlights of this day in history: Rutherford B. Hayes declared U.S. President after disputed election, Mikhail Gorbachev born, "King Kong" and "The Sound of Music" premiere in NYC. (Mar. 2)

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