To­day in his­tory

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To­day is Fri­day, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2017. There are 79 days left in the year.

To­day’s High­light in His­tory

On Oct. 13, 1792, the cor­ner­stone of the ex­ec­u­tive man­sion, later known as the White House, was laid by Pres­i­dent Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton dur­ing a cer­e­mony in the District of Columbia.

On this date

In A.D. 54, Ro­man Em­peror Claudius I died, poi­soned ap­par­ently at the be­hest of his wife, Agrip­pina.

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