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Today in history 1-24-2021

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today in history

Bomb explodes in financial district as firemen stand outside a building on Broad Street in the Financial District in New York, Friday, Jan. 24, 1975 afternoon. (AP Photo)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2021. There are 341 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Jan. 24, 1848, James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern California, a discovery that led to the gold rush of ’49.

Read the whole story on the Ledger/LCJ daily newsletter.

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