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Today in History

  • 08 April, 2014
  • Editor

On this day in 1913, Brazil officially recognized the Republic of China, which was founded on Jan. 1, 1912. Brazil was the first country in the world to do so. 

On this day in 1918 during World War I, Actors Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin sold war bonds on the streets of New York City's financial district.

On this day in 1974, Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run to surpass Babe Ruth's 39-year-old record. 

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