February 21st in History

Washington Monument dedicated! Plus, the Communist Manifesto and the first telephone directory are published, and NASCAR is incorporated. General Santa Anna, W. H. Auden, and Alan Rickman are born; Spinoza, Malcolm X, and Tim Horton die. Happy Mother Language Day!

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January 1st in History

Happy New Year! In other news, the Emancipation Proclamation takes effect, Alcatraz becomes a prison, and the Euro goes into effect!

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January 2nd in History

US speed limits drop to 55! Barry Goldwater, Isaac Asimov, and Jim Bakker are born; Alan "Skipper" Hale Jr., Frank Kelly Freas, and Anne Francis die. Happy Nyinlong!

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January 3rd in History

Apple is incorporated and the last Peanuts strip appears. Cicero, J. R. R. Tolkien, Victor Borge, and Stephen Stills are born; Jack Ruby, Conrad Hilton, and Phil Everly die. Happy Tenth Day of Christmas!

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