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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2015. There are 340 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Jan. 25, 1915, America’s first official transcontinental telephone call took place as Alexander Graham Bell, who was in New York, spoke to his former assistant, Thomas Watson, who was in San Francisco, over a line set up by American Telephone & Telegraph. 705 more words

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Today in History - January 25

1504 – The English Parliament passed statutes against retainers and liveries, to curb private warfare.

1533 – England’s King Henry VIII secretly married his second wife Anne Boleyn. 505 more words

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Today In Charleston: January 25

1735

Andrew Rutledge married Sarah Hext, widow of Hugh Hext, one of the richest men in South Carolina. Hext left Sarah a plantation in Christ Church on the Wando Neck and twenty-three slaves. 405 more words

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January 24th..This Day in History

According to the History Channel website, these are some of the happenings on January 24th throughout history. The one I liked the best is in bold. 1,394 more words

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Today in History - January 24

1848 – James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern California. The discovery led to the gold rush of ’49.

1899 РHumphrey O’Sullivan patented the rubber heel. 494 more words

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