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January 22, 2021
UNFLAPPABLE
adjective: Staying calm even in difficult circumstances.
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This day in History

January 22, 2021
January 21, 1793: King Louis XVI was guillotined for treason.
January 21, 1915: The first Kiwanis Club was founded in Detroit.
January 21, 1924: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin died in Moscow.
January 21, 1950: George Orwell died in London.
January 21, 1954: USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine was launched.
January 21, 1977: President Carter pardoned most Vietnam War draft evaders.
January 21, 2003: The U.S. Census Bureau reported that Hispanics had surpassed Blacks as the largest minority group.
January 21, 2010: In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that the government cannot restrict the spending of corporations for political campaigns, maintaining that it's their First Amendment right to support candidates as they choose. This decision upsets two previous precedents on the free-speech rights of corporations.
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January 21, 1793: King Louis XVI was guillotined for treason.
January 21, 1915: The first Kiwanis Club was founded in Detroit.
January 21, 1924: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin died in Moscow.
January 21, 1950: George Orwell died in London.
January 21, 1954: USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine was launched.
January 21, 1977: President Carter pardoned most Vietnam War draft evaders.
January 21, 2003: The U.S. Census Bureau reported that Hispanics had surpassed Blacks as the largest minority group.
January 21, 2010: In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that the government cannot restrict the spending of corporations for political campaigns, maintaining that it's their First Amendment right to support candidates as they choose. This decision upsets two previous precedents on the free-speech rights of corporations.
More events from This Day in History: January 21
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