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Today in history for 1-20-2021


Chief Justice Warren Burger administers the oath of office to Ronald Reagan at the Capitol, Jan. 20, 1981. From left to right: Reagan, his wife Nancy, Sen. Mark Hatfield (R-Ore.), and at extreme right, outgoing President Jimmy Carter, with his wife Rosalynn behind him. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2021. There are 345 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Jan. 20, 1986, the United States observed the first federal holiday in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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