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  • January 20, 1981: Iran Hostage Crisis ends

    Minutes after Ronald Reagan’s inauguration as the 40th president of the United States, the 52 U.S. captives held at the U.S. embassy in Teheran, Iran, are released, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis. On November 4, 1979, the crisis began when militant Iranian students, outraged that the […]

  • Today in History - January 19

    Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. Continue reading. Click here to search Today in History for other historic moments. […]

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