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    • Today in History

      Associated Press via Yahoo News· 1 year ago

      In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, a nearly $1 billion anti-poverty measure. In 1979, swimmer Diana Nyad (NY’-ad) ...

    • Today in History: August 18, 19th Amendment is ratified

      Associated Press via Yahoo News· 2 months ago

      On Aug. 18, 1587, Virginia Dare became the first child of English parents to be born in present-day America, on what is now Roanoke Island in North Carolina. In 1894, Congress established the ...