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On this day: January 1

POSTED: 4:21 PM Dec 31 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 01 2014

Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, Ellis Island opens, the Rose Bowl becomes the first college bowl game, Hank Williams dies, and the Y2K panic fizzles out, all on this day.

OTD January 1 - Paul Revere
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1735: Paul Revere, the American patriot most famous for alerting Colonial militia of approaching British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, is born in Boston, Mass.

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