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This day in history
In 1774, the first Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia. In 1793, the Reign of Terror began during the French Revolution as the National Convention instituted harsh measures to repress counter-revolutionary activities. In 1836, Sam Houston was elected president of the Republic of Texas. ...
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The first Ferris wheel was built by George Ferris (1859-1896), a bridgemaker. Ferris’ idea for the ride came from the merry-go-rounds at carnivals. The Ferris Wheel was introduced at the World’s Colombian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. *** The largest Ferris wheel in the world is located in Lo...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What is the best way to celebrate Labor Day?

Getting out of town
Not working
Spending time with friends and family
Getting ready for the fall

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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