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Today in History | Leisure | indianagazette.com – Indiana Gazette

Today in History | Leisure | indianagazette.com – Indiana Gazette

TODAY IN HISTORYToday is Monday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2024. There are 344 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, declared a nationwide constitutional right to abortion.On this date:In 1901, Britain’s Queen Victoria died at age 81 after a reign of 63 years; she was succeeded by her eldest son, Edward VII.In 1938, Thornton Wilder’s play “Our Town” was performed publicly for the first time in Princeton, N.J.In 1944, during World War II, Allied forces began landing at Anzio, Italy.In 1947, America’s first commercially licensed… 

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