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This Day in History - Provided by Fact Monster

1821
John Keats, English Romantic poet, died.
1836
Mexican general Santa Anna began the siege of the Alamo.
1896
The Tootsie Roll was introduced by Leo Hirshfield.
1898
1898 French novelist Emile Zola was convicted of libel and sentenced to jail for writing his "J'accuse" letter accusing the government of anti-Semitism and wrongly jailing Captain Alfred Dreyfus.
1942
The first Axis shelling of U.S. soil took place near Santa Barbara, Calif.
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Washington's Birthday is sometimes known as Presidents' Day, but records show that George Washington's birthday is on February 22.
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Washington's Birthday was first celebrated as a holiday in the District of Columbia in 1880.
Presidents' Day in the United States
Chinese historical organizations in the United States can trace the arrival of the Chinese in North, Central and South America as far back as the 1600s.
Chinese New Year in the United States
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Valentine's Day in the United States
One of the most popular presidents in United States history.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
The toothbrush as we know it today was not invented until 1938.
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