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Today in history: Jan. 9

Today in history: Jan. 9

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During World War II, American forces began landing on the shores of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines as the Battle of Luzon got underway, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan, and m…

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