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How Europe Died In Auschwitz

How many years will it be before the attack on the World Trade Center ‘NEVER HAPPENED’ because it offends some Muslim in the United States ?

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Today In History – February 27 – Twenty-Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Ratified

The island of New Britain is discovered - Britain recognizes U.S. authority over Western Hemisphere - The British Labour Party is founded - Supreme Court defends women’s voting rights, Mine explosion kills 74 in Montana – The Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified - U.S. Olympic hockey team beats Soviet Union

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Today In History – February 20 – George Washington Formally Created the U.S. Postal Service

Edward VI of England Crowned, President George Washington signs legislation creating the U.S. Postal Service, New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art opens, Amir of Afghanistan is assassinated, Atlanta Constitution editor is kidnapped

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Today In History – February 19 – Vice President Aaron Burr Arrested for Treason

Vice President Aaron Burr arrested for treason, Thomas Edison patents the phonograph, Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066

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Today In History – February 18 – First Academy Awards announced

First Academy Awards announced, Snow falls in the Sahara Desert in southern Algeria for the only time in recorded history, Dale Earnhardt killed in crash

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Today In History – February 17 – Thomas Jefferson Elected President After Electoral Deadlock

Deadlock over presidential election ends, Ferry sinks near Haiti, Newsweek magazine is published for the first time, China invades Vietnam

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Today In History – February 16 – China Airlines Flight 676 Crashes

The most daring act of the age, Civil War: Capture of Fort Donelson, President of France Félix Faure dies in office, Castro sworn in, China Airlines Flight 676 crashes into a road and residential area

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Today In History – February 08 – First Execution By Lethal Gas

President Cleveland signs devastating Dawes Act into law, The Russo-Japanese War begins, First Execution By Lethal Gas

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Today In History – February 05 – First US State To Abolish Primogeniture and Entail

Georgia adopts a new state constitution, Mexican constitution proclaimed, Immigration act passed over Wilson’s veto

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Today in History – February 04 – First U.S. President Elected

George Washington, the commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, is unanimously elected the first president of the United States

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Today in History – February 03 – First Hispanic Attorney General

Alberto Gonzales first Hispanic attorney general, Woodrow Wilson dies, New England Patriots take home first Super Bowl

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Today in History – February 02 – First Groundhog Day

In this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

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