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This Day in History for January 2 – 55 MPH Speed Limit Enacted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1935 – Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh (More info)

1942 – In the largest espionage case in United States history, the FBI convicts 33 members of the Duquesne Spy Ring (More info)

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This Day in History for January 1 – Emancipation Proclamation Signed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – President Abraham Lincoln signs the final Emancipation Proclamation, ending slavery in the rebelling states (More info)

1934 – Alcatraz Island becomes a United States federal prison (More info)

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This Day in History for December 31 – Times Square Celebrates and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1879 – Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time (More info)

1907 – The first New Year’s Eve celebration is held in Times Square — then known as Longacre Square — in New York City (More info)

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This Day in History for December 28 – Pledge of Allegiance Adopted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1065 – Westminster Abbey is consecrated (More info)

1832 – John C. Calhoun becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign (More info)

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This Day in History for December 27 – Radio City Music Hall Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1831 – Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate the theory of evolution (More info)

1900 – Prohibitionist Carry Nation smashes up her first saloon, causing several thousand dollars in damage and landing in jail (More info)

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This Day in History for December 26 – Tsunami Engulfs Southeast Asia and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1946 – Mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel opens The Pink Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas (More info)

1966 – The first Kwanzaa is celebrated by Maulana Karenga, the chair of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach (More info)

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This Day in History for December 25 – ‘White Christmas’ Premieres and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1066 – William the Conqueror is crowned King of England (More info)

1776 – George Washington and the Continental Army cross the Delaware River, hoping to surprise a Hessian force celebrating Christmas at their winter quarters in Trenton, New Jersey (More info)

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This Day in History for December 24 – First National Christmas Tree Lighting and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1818 – ‘Silent Night’ is composed by Franz Gruber (More info)

1914 – An extraordinary Christmas truce begins during World War I (More info)

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This Day in History for December 23 – Van Gogh Cuts Off His Ear and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1823 – ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas,’ more commonly known as ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,’ is published anonymously (More info)

1888 – Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, suffering from severe depression, cuts off the lower part of his left ear with a razor (More info)

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This Day in History for December 22 – ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repealed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1807 – At the urging of President Thomas Jefferson, Congress passes the Embargo Act, forbidding trade with all foreign countries (More info)

1941 – British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, DC for a series of meetings with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on a unified Anglo-American war strategy (More info)

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'Landing of the Pilgrims' by Michele Felice Cornè, The White House Historical Association
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This Day in History for December 21 – Pilgrims Land on Plymouth Rock and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1620 – William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims land on what is now known as Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts (More info)

1898 – Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium (More info)

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This Day in History for December 20 – Elvis Presley Drafted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1803 – The Louisiana Purchase is completed at a ceremony in New Orleans (More info)

1860 – South Carolina becomes the first state to secede from the United States (More info)

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