January 13th: This day in history
TODAY IN HISTORY
James Oglethorpe and some 120 English colonists arrived at Charleston, South Carolina, while en route to settle in present-day Georgia.
Emile Zola’s famous defense of Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, “J’accuse,” was published in Paris.
A new law went into effect granting Puerto Ricans U.S. birthright citizenship.
An Air Florida 737crashed into Washington, D.C.’s 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River while trying to take off during a snowstorm, killing a total of 78 people, including four motorists on the bridge; four passengers and a flight attendant survived.
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