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Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy

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Nov. 14, 1957: Mob bosses raided at Apalachin

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Oct. 6, 1958: Quiz Show Hearings Begin

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Sept. 3, 1838: Frederick Douglass escapes to freedom

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Aug. 12, 1998: Swiss banks settle Holocaust claims

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July 12, 1957: Surgeon General links smoking and lung cancer

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June 4, 1928: Warrantless wiretaps ruled legal

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May 31, 1921: Race riot erupts in Tulsa

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April 8, 1895: Income tax ruled unconstitutitional

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March 1, 1875: Grant signs the Civil Rights Act

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Feb. 1, 1960: Students spark civil rights sit-ins at lunch counters

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Jan. 21, 1977: Carter pardons Vietnam-era draft dodgers

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Dec. 4, 1875: Boss Tweed escapes

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Nov. 24, 1947: Congress holds ‘Hollywood 10’ in contempt

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Oct. 21, 2003: Florida enters the Terri Schiavo case

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September 2, 1963: Gov. Wallace halts integration

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August 4, 1735: John Peter Zenger acquitted

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July 7, 1865: Lincoln assassination co-conspirators hanged

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June 19, 1961: Police raid of home sparks a revolution in the criminal justice system

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May 6, 1882: Congress passes first major law restricting immigration