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President Reagan Shot!
1981

President Ronald Reagan

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Ether First Used as Anesthetic
1842

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Ordinary Pencil Patented
1858

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"Seward's Folly" -- Alaska Purchased
1867

On this date in 1867, Secretary of State William H. Seward and Russian Minister to the U.S. Baron de Stoeckl agreed to the purchase by the U.S. of the territory known as Alaska, for a sum of $7.2 million, or 2 an acre.

The sheer emptiness and remoteness of the region prompted editorialists in the United States to label the deal "Seward's Folly".

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15th Amendment Ratified
1870

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Texas Returns to the Union
1870

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