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What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (4/2/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Spain discovered Florida and was claimed by Ponce de Leon 500 years ago today.
 
Jews were expelled from Genoa Italy 463 years ago today.
 
The Coinage Act, establishing the United States Mint, was passed 221 years ago today.
 
The first Easter Egg Roll was held on the White House Lawn 136 years ago today.
 
The first motion picture theater was opened 111 years ago today.
 
Former President Wilson asked congress to declare war against Germany 96 years ago today.
 
The hit television series “Dallas” premiered on CBS 35 years ago today.
 
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