Saturday, December 16, 2017

Adv28 For release Friday, March 28

1898: The Supreme Court, in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the U.S. to Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen.

1941: Novelist Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself near her home in Lewes, England.

1969: The 34th U.S. president, Dwight Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C. at 78.

1979: America's worst nuclear accident occurred with a partial meltdown in a reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.

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