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Today in history for 2-5-2021


The airship ‘Los Angeles’ passes the flagpole on the top of the Singer Building, center left, in New York, on Feb. 5, 1927, during her trip from Lakehurst to New York. Picture taken from Brooklyn Bridge. (AP Photo)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Friday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2021. There are 329 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 5, 2020, the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump, bringing to a close the third presidential trial in American history, though a majority of senators expressed unease with Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine that resulted in the two articles of impeachment. Just one Republican, Mitt Romney of Utah, broke with the GOP and voted to convict.

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