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Today In History

In 1778: Mary Ludwig Hays, called “Molly Pitcher,” carried water to American soldiers at the Revolutionary War Battle of Monmouth, N.J.

In 1914: Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sofia, were assassinated in Sarajevo by a Serb nationalist. The event triggered World War I.

In 1919: The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I.

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