today in history

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1865 General Robert E. Lee is named general-in-chief of all the Confederate armies.
1940 The first Social Security check is issued by the U.S. Government in the amount of $22.54.
January 7, 2011
Today In History


1789 The first U.S. presidential election is held. Americans vote for electors who, a month later, choose George Washington to be the nation’s first president.
1927 The Harlem Globetrotters play their first road game, in Hinkley, Illinois, before a crowd of 300.
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January 6, 2011
1941 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt defines American goal of “Four Freedoms” – freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear.
1945 George Herbert Walker Bush marries Barbara Pierce.