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1861 – Jefferson Davis was chosen as the president of the Confederate States of America. 1943 – The battle of Guadalcanal ended with an American victory. 1950 – Senator Joseph McCarthy claimed he had evidence there were card-carrying members of the Communist Party in the State Department. 1964 – The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. 1991 – Lithuanians voted overwhelmingly for independence from the Soviet Union. 2001 – A U.S. nuclear sub struck the Ehime Maru, a Japanese fishing boat.]]]]> ]]>

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