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1789: First American novel, The Power of Sympathy, published in Boston.

1981: Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the 40th U.S. president

Born 1809: Edgar Allen Poe (author)

1926: NY Daily Mirror columnist Walter Winchell debuted on radio

Born 1922: Betty White (actress)

Died 1942: Carole Lombard (actress)

1943: The Pentagon Building in Virginia is completed

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