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What Happened on this Date in History?

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What happened on this day in history?

January 7th….

 

1785  – Two explorers cross the English Channel in a balloon

1891  – Zora Neale Hurston is born

1892 – Mine explodes in Oklahoma

1946 – A case of split personality in puzzling Chicago murders

1953 – President Truman announces U.S. has developed hydrogen bomb

1955 – Marian Anderson becomes first African American to perform at the Met Opera

1959 – United States recognizes new Cuban government

1979 – Pol Pot overthrown

1927 – Harlem Globetrotters play their first game

1999  – President Clinton’s impeachment trial begins

2015 – 12 people die in shooting at “Charlie Hebdo” offices

 

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