Today in history 1/23/2017

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1/23/2017:

Today in history, A great fire ravages Montreal, resulting in $2.5 million in property lost in 1901.

Today in historyFranklin D. Roosevelt enters the presidential race in 1932.

Today in history, Jerusalem becomes the official capital of Israel in 1950.

Today in historyNASA unveils moon-landing craft (see picture below) in 1969.

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Today in history, President Richard Nixon claims that Vietnam peace has been reached in Paris and that the POWs would be home in 60 days in 1973.

Today in history, Alex Haley’s Roots (see picture below) begins a record-breaking eight-night broadcast on ABC in 1977.

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