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Associated Press 2 Jan 2020

Today in History for January 3rd

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Highlights of Today in History: Washington's army routs the British in the Battle of New Jersey; Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S. forces; Jack Ruby dies; Author J.R.R. Tolkien is born. (Jan. 3)


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: the 'day the music died' during early rock 'n roll; the Luna 9 probe lands on the Moon; the first woman to pilot a Space Shuttle; painter Norman Rockwell and composer Felix Mendelssohn born. (Feb. 3)
Highlights of this day in history: Rodney King beaten in Los Angeles; Inventor Alexander Graham Bell born; 'The Star Spangled Banner' becomes the U.S. national anthem; 'Time' first hits newsstands; Steve Fossett's non-stop global flight. (March 3)

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