To­day in his­tory

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In 1789, Pres­i­dent-elect Ge­orge Washington left Mount Ver­non, Vir­ginia, for his in­au­gu­ra­tion in New York.

In 1862, dur­ing the Civil War, Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln signed a bill end­ing slav­ery in the Dis­trict of Columbia.

In 1972, Apollo 16 blasted off on a voy­age to the moon with astro­nauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke Jr. and Ken Mat­tingly on board.

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