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Today in history: Jan. 10

Today in history: Jan. 10

The Spindletop oil field in Beaumont, Texas, produced the Lucas Gusher, heralding the start of the Texas oil boom, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan, and m…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Dewey Bunnell, Dolly Parton, Jeff Van Gundy, Katey Sagal, Logan Ler…

The United States and Iran signed an accord paving the way for the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months, and more even…

The 52 Americans held hostage by Iran for 444 days arrived in the United States, and more events that happened on this day in history.

In 1973, President Richard Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War, and would be formally signed four days later in …

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In 1977, on his first full day in office, President Jimmy Carter pardoned almost all Vietnam War draft evaders, and more events that happened …

The U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, declared a nationwide constitutional right to abortion, and more events that happened on …

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