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Today In History

Sun., Jan. 4, 1998

In 1821: The first native-born American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, died in Emmitsburg, Md.

In 1951: During the Korean conflict, North Korean and Communist Chinese forces captured the city of Seoul.

In 1965: President Johnson outlined the goals of his “Great Society” in his State of the Union address.

In 1974: President Nixon refused to hand over tape recordings and documents subpoenaed by the Senate Watergate Committee.


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