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1732: Benjamin Franklin begins publishing "Poor Richard's Almanack" under the pseudonym of "Richard Saunders." The yearly almanac, which appeared continually through 1758, became popular for the usual mixture of seasonal weather forecasts and practical household hints. However, it is mostly remembered for being a repository of Franklin's aphorisms and proverbs, many of which live on in American English.
"A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.
A part of Hawaii's most-visited attraction undergoes a $350,000 makeover.
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
The first crack in the cold cases came when police in the tiny ...
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