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January 1: Three American patriots were born;
January 1, 1863: President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
January 1, 1808: The U. S. Congress officially prohibited African slave trade.
January 1, 1898: Brooklyn merged with Manhattan.
January 1, 1935: The colonies of Cyrenaica, Tripoli, and Eczaan united to form the country of Libya.
January 3, 1521: Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church.
January 5, 1914: Henry Ford announced a $5 minimum wage for an eight-hour workday.
A Brief Look at History
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