The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the U.S. (1933)
The Voice of America begins to transmit radio broadcasts into the Soviet Union (1947)
President Barack Obama signs into law the $787 billion Stimulus Package in Denver, Colorado.
b: André Maginot (1877), Hans Morgenthau (1904), Jim Brown (1936), Huey P. Newton (1942); d: Khalid Abdul Muhammad (2001)
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