On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces
Today is Monday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2009. There are 325 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.
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In 1773, the ninth president of the United States, William Henry Harrison, was born in Charles City County, Virginia Colony.
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