Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2021. There are 317 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 17, 1815, the United States and Britain exchanged the instruments of ratification for the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812. On this date: In 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, electing…

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