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On this day in 1789, the first United States presidential election was 
held and George Washington won with a unanimous vote.The above painting depicts Washington giving his first inaugural speech.

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President Clinton went on trial before the Senate on this day in 1999,
only the second time in
U.S. history that an impeached president had gone to trial. Clinton was later acquitted of perjury and obstruction of justice charges.

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Bill Clinton emphatically denying having an affair with former
White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

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Bill Clinton during his grand jury deposition
in August 1998.

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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The funeral procession for the late President John
The funeral procession for President John F. Kennedy is pictured 
crossing the bridge to Arlington National Cemetery in  Arlington, VA.

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On this day in 1963, the body of President John F. Kennedy was laid
to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. The funeral was attended by
heads of state and representatives from more than 100 countries,
with untold millions more watching on television.

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President Kennedy’s widow, Jacqueline, along with brother’s Bob
and Ted Kennedy together lit the “eternal flame”(above) which will
forever burn at the gravesite of JFK.


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During the Revolutionary War on this day in 1783, British forces
evacuated New York, their last military position in the
U.S. It was
also George Washington’s Triumphal Entry in New York City, as
depicted in the above painting. The events marked the cessation 
of hostilities between Great Britain and its former colonies.

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