To­day in his­tory

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In 1784 the United States rat­i­fied a peace treaty with Eng­land, end­ing the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War.

In 1858 French em­peror Napoleon III es­caped an at­tempt on his life.

In 1943 Pres­i­dent Franklin Roo­sevelt and British Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill opened a wartime con­fer­ence in Casablanca.

In 1952 NBC’s “To­day” show pre­miered, with Dave Gar­roway as the host. In 1963 Ge­orge Wal­lace was sworn in as gover­nor of Alabama with a pledge of “seg­re­ga­tion for­ever.”

In 1964 in her first pub­lic state­ment since the as­sas­si­na­tion of her hus­band, Jacque­line Kennedy went on tele­vi­sion to thank the 800,000 peo­ple who had sent her mes­sages of sym­pa­thy.

In 1969 25 crew mem­bers of the U.S. air­craft car­rier En­ter­prise were killed in an ex­plo­sion.

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