Lincoln and Douglas square off for the first time, Oldsmobile begins production, Hawaii becomes a state, and The Mona Lisa and the Mars Observer go missing, all on this day.
2013: New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collects the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career with a single against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. He became only the third player in professional baseball history to reach the 4,000-hit plateau, joining Pete Rose and Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb. The total included 2,722 MLB hits and 1,278 hits from his lengthy career in Japan's major leagues.
A kick caught on camera, has landed an Allentown police officer in some legal trouble
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The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities has ended its three-day walkout.
There are new developments in the murder of Holly Grim.
Police investigating a reported hit-and-run crash stumbled upon much more than they expected.
A man is under arrest in a sexual abuse case that involves four young girls, according to law enforcement authorities.
Hunterdon County authorities say they have arrested one individual, a student who attended Hunterdon Central.
Richard Curtis was live from New York and in front of a national audience with Kelly Ripa.
Hundreds of people donated used and brand new coats!
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A new family will be moving into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in January, inheriting a home rich with history and tradition. Check out how some of our founding fathers lived in their presidential estates.
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Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.
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